Download Full Text (9.9 MB)

Download PARENTAL GUIDANCE: New parenting skills are needed in this age of information overload. (548 KB)

Download DALEY GRIND: Teen-agers live in a secretive world. Each morning, teacher Veronica Daley steps inside it. (331 KB)

Download SCHOOL VIOLENCE: The statistics may be reassuring, but Idaho educators aren't taking any chances with safety. (518 KB)

Download HEP HELP: High School Equivalency Program helps sons, daughters of migrant workers earn diplomas. (157 KB)


There s little argument that new and daunting challenges confront today's kids as we enter the new millennium. Facing issues such as communicating with parents, school violence and cultural barriers, it's clear that kids at the start of the 21st century have plenty to think about. In this issue, FOCUS looks at some of those issues from the vantage point of teachers, parents, school administrators, law enforcement officials - and most important, the kids themselves. Chuck Sheer cover photo.

Record Group Number

UP 4.12

Publication Date

Winter 2000


Boise State University

FOCUS (UP 4.12)