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Report: More Illinois children living in poverty

CHICAGO | The number of Illinois children living in areas of high poverty has increased by about a third since 2000, according to a report released Tuesday.

July 22, 2014 6:29 am
Study finds Hoosier girls face more hurdles than peers elsewhere

Study finds Hoosier girls face more hurdles than peers elsewhere

INDIANAPOLIS | The carefree childhood always has been more aspirational than actual for many, and a new analysis finds girls growing up in Indiana often have a harder time than girls living elsewhere.

September 23, 2013 12:00 am Related

Help on the way for parents facing that awkward sex talk with their kids

Talking to their teens about sex is awkward for most parents, so three local agencies are joining to make the conversation a little easier.

November 09, 2011 12:00 am
Valparaiso nonprofit reworks sex ed curriculum

Valparaiso nonprofit reworks sex ed curriculum

In a tight office in the back room of a Valparaiso nonprofit, two women and two men work on creating a curriculum for one of education's most controversial topics.

March 24, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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US teen birth rate still far higher than W. Europe

ATLANTA (AP) - The rate of teen births in the U.S. is at its lowest level in almost 70 years. Yet, the sobering context is that the teen pregnancy rate is far lower in many other countries.

January 03, 2011 2:31 pm

U.S. teen birth rate at all-time low, economy cited

ATLANTA | The U.S. teen birth rate in 2009 fell to its lowest point in almost 70 years of record-keeping — a decline that stunned experts who believe it's partly due to the recession.

December 24, 2010 12:00 am
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