NEW YORK — In this 10th-grade health class, discussions about sex are comfortable and frank.
It’s part of a unique approach to preventing teenage pregnancy that follows kids for up to seven years and strives to meet just about every basic need they might have in order to help them succeed. Students get eyeglasses and medical care at no cost so their health doesn’t become a barrier to learning, receive one-on-one tutoring, are assigned social workers and learn how to set up a bank account, write a resume and run a business.
The approach has reduced teen pregnancy rates by 40%. (freep.com – Ann Zaniewski) Click here to read more!
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