Posts Tagged ‘Teen pregnancy’

Cartoon- February 12, 2012

by Ricky Nobile Published: February 12,2012

Tags: Mississippi, Teen pregnancy, Valentine's Day


Cartoon — January 30, 2012

by Ricky Nobile Published: January 31,2012

Tags: bang the drum, cheat steal, duget, economic development, education, Gov. Phil Bryant, lie, money, parade, Teen pregnancy


How much good will sex education do?

by Amy McCullough Published: September 4,2011

Tags: abstinence, contraceptives, pregnancy epidemic, sex education, Teen pregnancy

The causes and solutions for Mississippi’s teen pregnancy epidemic differ based on who is asked. Popular complaints are the lack of general sex education, limited access to and knowledge of contraceptives and programs that teach abstinence only. Other experienced voices less frequently heard emphasize the negative emotional and psychological effects early sex has for teens […] [...]

Mississippi’s ‘Brain-Drain’

Teen pregnancy, ‘anti-intellectual’ culture blamed for economic woes As a tracker of Mississippi’s economic and population shifts, Pete Walley has looked closely at the 2010 census numbers on the state and its counties. What he’s seeing, he says, is a six-decade-old theory on population migration playing out in the Magnolia State: “Those that can will […] [...]

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