A $1bn bond issue, new technology, old and new books, movies, and a Texas Teacher of the Year who used to work in Hollywood.
Grants that were aimed at developing programs to reduce teen pregnancy rates are being cut by Health & Human Services.
The teen birth rate hit a new low in 2015, according to the CDC. It’s still high among certain ethnic groups, higher than some European countries.
Charter schools, a few of them, serve the needs of a small population of students: pregnant teens. More like this are desperately needed.
If teenage girls get regular text messages from their doctors, they’re more likely to stay on schedule with any birth control than if they just get phone calls.