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How do you believe schools can most effectively respond to the dramatic increase in teenage pregnancy? Schools can most effectively respond to the dramatic increase in teenage pregnancy by spreading awareness on sexual activities, safe sex and other adolescence related issues. Adolescence refers to the transition and growth, including physical and mental development that occurs approximately between the puberty and legal majority stage. This stage of growth is given extreme importance as a person in this stage is neither completely mature nor completely ignorant (Harold & Conger, 2006). So, schools should help them gain complete knowledge about what is good for them and what can be harmful to them. This can be done through awareness programs. This stage of half-knowledge and high aspirations needs to be handled with a lot of care in order to mould a person in the right form, with true strength and understanding which can help him handle his future life in a proper way. Changes in the physical structure of a teenager can have
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2011 for the course BSHS 322 taught by Professor Ambermichelletemplain-kuehn during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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