Teen pregnancy prevention is a national priority. Despite declines in teen pregnancy and birth rates in the U.S., the national teen pregnancy rate continues to be higher than the rates in other Western industrialized nations.1
The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy works with non-profit organizations, community coalitions, and educational providers to address the complex issue of teen pregnancy. The Texas Campaign also serves as a source of accurate, evidence-based information for those working in teen pregnancy prevention with the overarching goal of finding community solutions to this challenge.
If you are looking to improve the quality of sexuality education in schools, one of your top priorities is likely to be to use a high quality curriculum or set of lesson plans. You’ll also want to know how the lessons are being implemented in the classroom. These new resources provide tips and tools for assessing the implementation of sexuality education.2
1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2011; Kost & Henshaw, 2012
2Healthy Teen Network website