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Why Does It Happen

DISCLOSURE: I am not a mother and/or guardian. The following is just my opinion based on my life experiences.

MTV has a show called 16 and Pregnant. 330 more words

Life

TV shows promoting teen pregnancy in the U.S.

Jene ThomasSpecial to the Southern News

If you turn on MTV, you’re sure to see shows such as Teen Mom, Teen Mom 2, and 16 and Pregnant on the air. 579 more words

Opinions

Online Sex Ed: A Saving Grace

The U.S. cannot seem to come to an agreement about how to reasonably educate kids about sex, with many states and districts opting for “abstinence only” sex education time and again, (which I find both a remarkably funny concept and remarkably sad for the kids and teens affected.) 423 more words

Program offers adults second chance at high school diploma

Farmworker Institute of Education and Leadership Development (FIELD), a non-profit organization founded by César Chávez in 1978, is offering adults who didn’t finish high-school another chance to advance with a diploma.   41 more words

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6 Steps to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Every so often the press get very upset about high rates of pregnancy among teenagers.  I think I have the solution.  Sex education classes need to consist of the following: 171 more words

Motherhood

CDC Report on Teen Birth Reveals Alarming Lack of Sex Education

A new report released by the Center for Disease Control reveals both significant advances and persisting inadequacies in efforts to reduce teen pregnancy nationwide.

Although the United States still has the highest rate of teen pregnancy among Western industrialized nations, the rate has dropped dramatically over the last several decades.   251 more words