WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A Maine school for teenage mothers reports a graduation rate nearly double the average for such teens.
Maine Public reports that nine students are currently attending the Sharon Abrams Teen Parent School in Waterville.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new Nebraska law requires all school districts to adopt policies outlining how they'll address a number of challenges faced by pregnant or parenting students.
The bill was approved last month despite objections from some rural senators who said that smaller school districts don't need another mandate regarding teen parents, the Omaha World-Herald (http://bit.ly/2rFfVao ) reported.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would require schools to accommodate pregnant and parenting students is headed to a final vote in the Nebraska Legislature despite opposition from rural lawmakers.
Senators advanced the bill Tuesday after defeating an amendment backed by conservative lawmakers that would remove most of the requirements. Opponents argue the measure is an unfunded mandate on school districts.