The next generation of the students at Degrassi are here. Degrassi: The Next Generation takes place 14 years after the cult hit show “Degrassi Junior High” as students continue to deal with the obstacles of being a teenager. From issues like relationship problems, homosexuality and bullying to more darker issues like rape, school shooting and death. Degrassi: The Next Generation plunges into the world of what this generation is really going through.
"Acquiring an education is about more than earning a diploma. It’s also about your friends, who have seen you in your worst moments.. and love you just the same. Unfortunately, one friend did not finish the journey. His name is James Tiberius Yorke. If JT’s death has taught me anything, it’s that the worst mistakes are the ones you never learn from. And also to never, ever take your friends for granted.”