Teen Pregnancy and High School Dropout: What Communities Can Do to Address These Issues—Full Report

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Teen Pregnancy and High School Dropout: What Communities Can Do to Address These Issues—Full Report

Lisa Shuger
Teen Pregnancy and High School Dropout: What Communities Can Do to Address These Issues—Full Report

This report, produced in collaboration with America’s Promise Alliance, presents interesting information about the impact of teen pregnancy on school completion, a connection that is often overlooked, and several case studies that show what communities in the United States can do to address these issues.

Suggested Citation(s)

Shuger, L. (2012). Teen Pregnancy and High School Dropout: What Communities Can Do to Address These Issues. Washington, DC: Power to Decide (formerly The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy).

June 2012

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