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It turns out, that despite the claims that American teenagers would be better served by a return to the values

and abstinence-only education of the 1950s, that birth rates among teenagers have steadily declined as comprehensive sex education has become a more accepted part of the the school curriculum.

It’s certainly interesting to see which years saw an increase in the teen birth rate and which saw a decrease, isn’t it?

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is a seventeen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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