We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children.— John Sculley
Undeniable Teenage Pregnancy quotations
Just saying no prevents teenage pregnancy the way 'Have a nice day' cures chronic depression.
Nah... I mean, I'm already pregnant, so what other kind of shenanigans could I get into?
Pregnancy is getting company inside one's skin.
I was a black boy at the height of the crack era, which meant that my instructors pitched education as the border between those who would prosper in America, and those who would be fed to the great hydra of prison, teenage pregnancy and murder.
Every extra year you spend in a better environment makes you more likely to go to college, less likely to have a teenage pregnancy, makes you earn more as an adult, makes you more likely to have a stable family situation, be married, for instance, when you're an adult.
The teenage pregnancy is such a tragic thing.
It is such a sad and tragic thing because the children who have children do it because they think they are going to be loved. They are going to be loved, but they have to give love to be loved otherwise the child becomes depressed. Isolated and depressed. In other words apathetic.
I'm pro-choice because I've never been a fourteen-year-old incest victim pregnant by her father, or a woman who's going to die if the pregnancy continues, or a rape victim, or even a teenager who made a mistake. I want women to have choices, but I also believe that it's a life, especially once it's big enough to live outside the womb.
Social ills: teenage pregnancy, gangs, children with behavioral problems.
All these things can be alleviated if kids got more physical activity for starters.
Millions of American families are dealing with teenage pregnancy.
.. It is true that some Americans will judge Governor Palin and her family. There's nothing anyone can do about it.
Many of the words and phrases used in the media and among academics suggest that things simply: happen: to people, rather than be being caused by their own choices and behavior. Thus there is said to be an 'epidemic' of teenage pregnancy, or of drug usage, as if these things were like the flu that people catch just by being in the wrong place at the wrong time.