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Teen Pregnancy and Parenting in the News

  • Time, 7/22/09 - Teen Pregnancy: An Epidemic in Foster Care
  • Christian Science Monitor, 3/20/09 - The rise in teen moms: A rise in teen pregnancies–after years of decline–needs more than a political fight
  • KARE 11, 4/2008 - Teens talk sex at the Capitol
  • KTTC TV, 4/2008 - Changing sex education in Minnesota
  • Star Tribune, 4/9/2008 - God's wrath alone is not enough for teaching proper sex education (PDF)
  • Minnesota 2020, 4/2008 - Budget cuts result in more teen moms (PDF)
  • Star Tribune, 4/6/2008 - Best time for 'The Talk?' Early (PDF)
  • Minnesota Parent Magazine, 4/1/2008 - Standardizing Sex Ed
  • Pioneer Press, 02/07/2008 - Teach adolescents about responsible sexuality (PDF)
  • The Arizona Daily Star, 1/24/2008 - Napolitano rejects abstinence-only funds (PDF)
  • The Boston Globe, 1/4/2008 - Changing the script on teen pregnancy (PDF)
  • Star Tribune, 1/1/2008 - Ruth Marcus: It happens to the best of us
  • Star Tribune, 12/10/2007 - Just say no to abstinence-only (PDF)
  • The New York Times, 12/2/2007 - Sex, Science and Savings (PDF)
  • Star Tribune, 10/19/2007 - Navigating the gray area of sex (PDF)
  • Star Tribune, 9/23/2007 - She sings the body electric (PDF)
  • Washington Post, 7/22/2007 - Teen Sex Rates Stop Falling, Data Show (PDF)
  • Star Tribune, 7/20/2007 - Having 'the talk,' a little at a time (PDF)
  • New York Times, 7/18/2007 - Abstinence Education Faces an Uncertain Future (PDF)
  • Pioneer Press, 6/10/2007 - Lawmakers let sex-ed debate rage (PDF)
  • The Nation, 5/31/07 - The Abstinence Gluttons (PDF)
  • Washington Post, 5/16/2007 - Funding for Abstinence Likely to Drop
  • Star Tribune, 4/22/2007 - Sexless sex education still doesn't stop sex
  • Star Tribune, 4/21/2007 - End ineffective abstinence education
  • City Pages, 4/11/2007 - Unelected Sex - After squawking about sex ed for years, DFLers turned prude once they took power
  • StarTribune, 4/10/2007 - Editorial: New audience needs old lessons on STDs
  • Dayton Daily News, 3/22/07 - Ohio won't seek abstinence-only funds
  • National Public Radio, News & Notes, 3/14/2007 - Study Examines Attitudes of Black Youth Toward Sex
  • National Public Radio, Morning Edition, 3/13/2007 - Church Tries Its Hand at Sex Education
  • Minnesota Public Radio, 2/13/07 - Should Minnesota mandate cancer [HPV] vaccine?
  • Star Tribune, 1/20/2007 - Birth control spending takes spotlight from abortion politics
  • Star Tribune, 12/6/06 - Price spike could take low-income users off the Pill
  • Pioneer Press, 11/2/06 - Next governor will face tough choices on sex ed
  • Pioneer Press, 10/05/06 - "Let's talk about sex — I mean — the news"
  • Star Tribune, 10/8/2006 - "Finding common ground on the abortion divide"
  • Star Tribune, 9/29/2006 - "Better than a quick talk on the edge of the couch"
  • Pioneer Press, 7/9/2006 - 'Plain Talk' for parents about teens and sex - "Neighborhood House agency to bring program to Payne-Phalen neighborhood, with focus on Hmong families"
  • Washington Times, 5/19/2006 - "Politically divergent groups call for dialogue about sex"
  • Washington Post, 5/16/2006 - "Is Teen Sex Bad? Americans and Western Europeans Don't Agree on What's Normal and Acceptable. But Many Health Experts Do."
  • Pioneer Press, 5/7/2006 - "Prom is chance to talk about sex"
  • Washington Post, 3/1/2006 - "Unintended Pregnancy Linked to State Funding Cuts"
  • Pioneer Press, 1/2/2006 - "Close encounters"
  • Star Tribune, 9/11/2005 - "Sex & the ring: Teenage activists debate abstinence vs. education"
  • Star Tribune, 8/16/2005 - "How to talk about sex? Families share" (PDF)
  • Star Tribune, 6/19/2005 - "Classes open an intimate world" (PDF)
  • Pioneer Press, 5/30/2005 - "It's the season for frank talk with teens"
  • Pioneer Press, 4/5/2005 - "Parents and kids need to talk as teens redefine sex"
  • MSNBC 1/31/2005 - "Nearly 3 in 10 young teens 'sexually active'"
  • Waxman Report 12/04 - "The Content of Federally Funded Abstinence-Only Education Programs"
  • Star Tribune 12/6/04 - "Sex ed/Abstinence-only is unrealistic" (PDF)