Adults who went undercover at a high school found 7 things people don't realize about life for teenagers today
Courtesy of A&E
- On A&E's documentary series "Undercover High," seven adults posed as students for a semester in a Kansas high school.
- Some had only graduated five years ago, and they still saw many differences in what daily life is like for high-schoolers today.
- Cell phone use is rampant - and dangerous. Teachers have less control than ever. But kids still just want someone to talk to.
That's the message of "Undercover High," a documentary series on A&E that follows seven adults who pose as students for a whole semester at Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas.
High school is nothing like it used to be.
Here are a few seven things the undercover students learned about high-schoolers that most adults don't realize:
Social media has completely changed the game
Teachers have less control than everAdvertisement
Bullying doesn't stop when the final bell rings
Girls are constantly pressured to share sexual images of themselvesAdvertisement
They are struggling with depression in record numbers
Teen pregnancy isn't what it used to beAdvertisement
And most of all, they just want someone to talk to
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