Activism in teenagers has been linked to more success in school and beyond. That's one of the findings of a study by researchers from the University of Michigan and New York University.

The study found that teenagers who got involved with activism were more likely to do well in school and find better and higher paying jobs in the future.

Matthew Diemer, a professor of education and psychology at U of M and one of the study's authors, said activism in teenagers is associated with future achievement.

Read the complete article in Michigan Radio