Great Transitions: Preparing Adolescents for a New Century

Great Transitions: Preparing Adolescents for a New Century

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Carnegie Corporation's Council on Adolescent Development builds on the work of many organizations and individuals to stimulate sustained public attention to the risks and opportunities of adolescence, and generates public and private support for measures that facilitate the critical transition to adulthood. This document explores some of the risks of adolescence which encompasses ages 11 and 12 in early adolescence and 17 and 18 in late adolescence. The report also gives recommendations for meeting the essential requirements of healthy adolescent development and adapting pivotal institutions to foster healthy adolescence.
Citation: Great Transitions: Preparing Adolescents for a New Century (Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1995)
Program: Education