Paris Ballard, 16, changes the diaper of 15-month-old Nevaeh Hayes at the Cal-SAFE, or School Age Families Education program, at Chana High School in Auburn in 2013.  A new report by the ACLU of California says the state’s commitment to programs supporting pregnant and parenting students has waned at a much faster rate than teen pregnancy has declined, leaving young mothers, especially in the Central Valley, with disadvantaged access to education.
Paris Ballard, 16, changes the diaper of 15-month-old Nevaeh Hayes at the Cal-SAFE, or School Age Families Education program, at Chana High School in Auburn in 2013. A new report by the ACLU of California says the state’s commitment to programs supporting pregnant and parenting students has waned at a much faster rate than teen pregnancy has declined, leaving young mothers, especially in the Central Valley, with disadvantaged access to education. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file
Paris Ballard, 16, changes the diaper of 15-month-old Nevaeh Hayes at the Cal-SAFE, or School Age Families Education program, at Chana High School in Auburn in 2013. A new report by the ACLU of California says the state’s commitment to programs supporting pregnant and parenting students has waned at a much faster rate than teen pregnancy has declined, leaving young mothers, especially in the Central Valley, with disadvantaged access to education. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file

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February 11, 2015 4:00 PM

Too many teen moms shunted aside by schools

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