Generation M2 - Media in the lives of 8 to 18 year olds
US national survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation (2010) found that with technology allowing nearly 24-hour media access as children and teens go about their daily lives, the amount of time young people spend with entertainment media has risen dramatically, especially among minority youth. A visual representaiton of the study. See report in Slideshare or as graphical presentation in Powerpoint.
Pew Internet and American Life Project - Education
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The Silent Epidemic: Perspectives from high school dropout
From the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This 2006 survey investigates two major questions: Why do a third of American high school students leave school without a diploma? What might help keep them in school, engaged and learning? The survey asked for opinions on American education from high school dropouts. Valuable reading on student perspective to school.