P-Schools Close To Girls Who Are Open For Business

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Sometimes you just donít know what you got ítill itís gone. Well, prepare yourself for the loss of New York City's high schools for pregnant girls, as all [four will soon be closed]. Apparently, the institutions are [marred by low test scores](http://wcbstv.com/topstories/local_story_144083533.html), poor attendance and inadequate facilities, and a six-month report commissioned by the Education Department revealed that the students were being treated more like pregnant teens. Apparently, a [2004 attempt to improve attendance](http://www.wnyc.org/news/articles/39194) and achievement scores wasnít so successful. It's hard to concentrate on biology when you're suffering from morning sickness. Now weíll just have to deal with the constant reminder of underage sex out and about in public, instead of sending them away to swell and birth in secret. Who knows where pregnant teens will wind up and what they'll do to get there.

Photo courtesy of [Rob! on Flickr]

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