Teen Birth Rate Drops In Baltimore

For the first time in several years, Baltimore’s teen birth rate has dropped significantly. The release says according to CBS, “a high teen birthrate has significant implications for Baltimore’s economy, as teens struggle to finish high school after becoming parents, making it more likely for them to fall into the cycle of unemployment, poverty and crime.” However, the cities teen birth rate is more than double the state average, but it is down. This is due to a teen pregnancy prevention initiative.

 

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