While overall teen pregnancy rates are down slightly, any teen pregnancy presents struggles for that student and family. Attached is some information on teen pregnancy and resources for assistance.
It is important to remember that with teen pregnancy it takes two. While sometimes the father is also a teen, statistically, it is often an older, college-aged male. This can be, depending on circumstances, statuory rape and involves other consequences. Education of our sons as well as our daughters regarding sexuality, pregnancy and disease prevention, and CONSENT is essential.
For more information on teen sexuality and consent, check out the Teen Sexuality and Consent Page.