New data reveals the teen pregnancy rate in the United States is on the rise, for the first time in over ten years. The findings have also sparked controversy over what has caused the changing trend, in terms of sex education policies and cultural norms. In today’s Washington Post, Rob Stein writes:
Teen pregnancy has long been one of the most pressing social issues and has triggered intense political debate over sex education, particularly whether the federal government should fund programs that encourage abstinence until marriage or focus on birth control.
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