ERIC Number: ED290992
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Teenage Parenthood: The School's Response. Fastback 264.
Bonjean, Leslie M.; Rittenmeyer, Dennis C.
This report was written to provide a balanced perspective of the problem of adolescent parenthood, with the goal of guiding those responsible for making policy decisions and for developing programs and services for adolescents. It presents innovative approaches developed by educators, health professionals, and others in the areas of pregnancy prevention and adolescent parenthood. These topics are explored: (1) the dimensions of adolescent parenthood, including implications for health care and social services, poverty and crime, and the education system; (2) teenage pregnancy and adolescent development, including the impact of teenage pregnancy on family relationships; (3) sex education in the home, school, and community as well as health clinics in schools; and (4) guidelines for program development, including resources for program planning and organizing a task force. A list of national sources providing relevant data and references are included. (ABL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Rate, Contraception, Early Parenthood, Family Problems, Innovation, Prevention, Program Development, Secondary Education, Sex Education, Social Services
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth and Union, Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402 ($.90).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.