Despite Tremendous Progress, America Still Lags Behind On Teen Birth Rates
For the seventh straight year, U.S. teen birth rates drop. But other industrialized countries are far ahead of America.
Los Angeles Times:
Teen Birth Rate In The U.S. Hits Record Low For 7th Consecutive Year
The birth rate for U.S. teenagers hit an all-time low in 2015, the seventh straight year a new record has been set. Overall, there were 22.3 births for every 1,000 young women between 15 and 19, according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That represents an 8% drop in just one year. (Kaplan, 9/28)