Tuesday, August 23, 2005

65 out of 490 Students are Pregnant at Ohio High School

Officials worry that this might affect school test scores.

NewsNet5.com - News - 65 Girls At Area School Pregnant: "The newspaper also reported that students will face mounting tensions created by unplanned child-rearing responsibilities, causing students to quit school and plan for a GED. This will make it difficult for the Canton City School District to shake its academic watch designation by the state."

The news blurb had an even more disturbing item to report: "...statistics through July show that 104 of the 586 babies born to Canton residents in Aultman Hospital and Mercy Medical Center had mothers between 11 and 19."

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