Teen pregnancy has a tremendous impact on the educational, social and economic lives of young people. Early parenting reduces the likelihood that a young woman will complete high school and pursue the necessary post-secondary education needed to compete in today’s economy.
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HIV, STDs, and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Our nation’s youth are experiencing interconnected and preventable health problems including: HIV infection, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and pregnancy. These health issues are largely the result of preventable health risk behaviors. Young people need information, skill development and guidance on how to recognize, avoid or prevent risky sexual… Read more »
Ask anyone who works in education if healthy children learn better and the answer will be a resounding, “YES, of course!” There are numerous studies that support this simple answer, as well as a comprehensive report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will serve as a great reference for reports, grant… Read more »