Talking to Teenagers About…

Juarez, Vanessa
November 2005
Newsweek;11/21/2005, Vol. 146 Issue 21, p45
The article focuses on a pilot program called Talk Early & Talk Often (TETO), which was launched by Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm with the intent of reducing teen pregnancies. TETO is designed to help parents talk with their children about sex. Similar workshops in other states are also stressing the value of parents as primary sex educator. TETO is the first such program to be initiated by a governor and marketed directly to parents.


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