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According to the CDC, Texas had the 7th highest teen birth rate in the United States in 2018. The main reason for the states high population of teen parents is up for debate.

Children having children

Teen birth rate remains high in Texas
Madi Olivier and Ayra Charania February 1, 2020

Editor’s note: This story was a part of the in-depth package of our Jan. 31, 2020 issue, which was named as an honorable mention for online in-depth news/feature package in the ILPC contest. It was...

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Former LISD student Blaklee Briggs said that the support of her parents and boyfriend, Isiah Wright, is what helped her the most throughout her pregnancy. Today, she feels lucky to have such a supportive family, as she knows many young moms aren’t as fortunate.

Pregnant pause

Teen mom adjusts life after having baby
Samantha Thornfelt January 31, 2020

Editor’s note: This story was a part of the in-depth package of our Jan. 31, 2020 issue, which was named as an honorable mention for online in-depth news/feature package in the ILPC contest.  Former...

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All teenagers make mistakes in high school. However, unlike teen moms, most don’t live with the evidence of their mistakes. For teen moms there is no hiding, but by owning up to their actions and keeping their babies, these moms show a level of maturity that most teenagers gain much later in life.

Editorial: Changing mindsets on teen moms

The Marquee Staff January 28, 2020

Editor's note: this editorial was named as an honorable mention for staff editorials in the TAJE Best in Texas contest. In the 1960s it wasn’t acceptable to marry someone of the same sex, or someone...

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