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1 in 5 Teen Births are Repeat Births

April 18, 2013

Though teen pregnancy rates have been declining, still more than 365,000 teens, ages 15 to 19, gave birth in 2010. Many of these teens have repeat births. A repeat (or subsequent) teen birth is defined as "the second (or more) pregnancy ending in a live birth before age 20". Nationally, 18.3% of births to teens are repeat births.

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April 11, 2013

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Demographic Trends in U.S. for Hispanic Adolescents

April 2, 2013

In just seven years, Hispanic youth will account for about 25% of adolescents between age 10 and 19 in the U.S. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Adolescent Health together with the Office of Minority Health recently produced a snapshot about Hispanic adolescents on a range of indicators, including health care, teen pregnancy, higher education, and mental and physical health. Learn more

New Jersey Finds Preschool Increases Student Achievement Success

March 29, 2013

A new report shows universal early education in New Jersey, mandated preschool starting at age three, has lasting positive effects on student achievement. In 1998, New Jersey required state-wide early childhood education beginning at age three, impacting nearly 45,000 students today.

New Website for Texas Home Visiting Program

Feb. 25, 2013

Congratulations to the Texas Home Visiting Program on their new website. CFRP is currently conducting a long-term evaluation of the Texas Home Visiting Program. The website should be a great resource for participating parents, communities, and programs.