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Did You Know These Teen Facts?

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Did You Know These Teen Facts?

Did you know these relevant facts about teenagers? If not, they are important statistics to be aware of!

Did You Know?

1. 1.5 million: Total number of home schooled students in the U.S. (U.S. Dept. of Education)

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2. 83% of teens cite their parents as the leading influence in their decisions not to drink. (Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility)

3. 2.8 million teens found formal summer jobs last year, an increase of 13% compared with 2012—and the percentage is continuing to go up this year! (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

4. 65% of high school students and college students get money to shop from their parents. Compared to 27% who use their own money from a job. (StageofLife.com)

5. Summer is the perfect time to study for standardized tests! The national average for the SAT is 1500. For the ACT it’s 20-21.(The Princeton Review)

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Article originally published in Life with Teens Magazine Summer 2014. Read more here!

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Sophie Borden graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with degrees in Environmental Studies, Spanish, and Writing. She is a Marketing Associate at TeenLife and lives in Boston. She loves traveling, cooking, and dogs, especially her little rescue pup, Lily.

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