YPP Network Description

The MacArthur Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics (YPP) formed out of recognition that youth are critical to the future of democracy and that the digital age is introducing technological changes that are impacting how youth develop into informed, engaged, and effective actors.

Should Graduation Speakers Talk About Improving the World?

Since graduation speeches frequently remind youth to draw on their talents to make their communities and the world a better place, why aren't students asked to focus on this more during high school?


Publication Date: 
June 17, 2014