A Pregnancy Test For Schools: The Impact of Education Laws on Pregnant and Parenting Students
Parenthood is not the end of the road for teen moms. Quite to the contrary, motherhood can serve as an educational motivator for many young women. Unfortunately, educational barriers and discrimination often thwart this drive and determination. Despite Title IX's prohibition against sex discrimination, there are schools across the country that continue to bar pregnant and parenting students from activities, kick them out of school, pressure them to attend alternative programs, and penalize them for pregnancy-related absences. Read the report, A Pregnancy Test For Schools: The Impact of Education Laws on Pregnant and Parenting Students.