The 411 on Teen Pregnancy

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  • Fellas’, This Is Your Problem Too
  • African-American Teachers Are Great Role Models
  • Reading Can Prevent Teen Pregnancy?
  • Why is Birth Control so Expensive?
  • Pregnancy Shouldn’t Be Your Only Worry
  • It’s OK to Say No
  • Get the Facts!
  • Teen Pregnancy in the U.S.
  • But the Bad News…
  • African-American Teens and Abortion Rates
  • Babies Having Babies
  • How Teen Pregnancy Impacts Your Life
  • Why You Deserve Sex Ed

Reading Can Prevent Teen Pregnancy?

A 2012 study found that Black female students that read more and got better grades were more likely to delay sex and not get pregnant. Girls with lower literacy skills are 2.5 times more likely to give birth during high school. 

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