Education Research & Trends

This section is designed to keep the public informed of new trends, research and media releases surrounding sexual health and reproduction. Resources are varied and not intended to be viewed as a comprehensive list on the subject matter described.


Facts at a Glance A Fact Sheet Reporting National, State, and City Trends in Teen Childbearing by Child Trends in April 2011

Multiple Responses, Promising Results: Evidence-Based, Nonpunitive Alternatives to Zero Tolerance by Child Trends in March 2011

Building An Evidence-Based Program to Improve Schools: The Story of Success for All by Child Trends in December 2010

 What if we took Research Seriously: What Should Teen Pregnancy Programs Look Like by Child Trends in October 2010

State Disparities In Teenage Birth Rates In The United States by the CDC in October 2010

Ten Ways to Promote Educational Achievement Beyond the Classroom by Child Trends in July 2010

Overweight Teens More Prone to Risky Sexual Behaviors by Elsevier Global Medical News in June 2010

What Works for Older Youth During the Transition to Adulthood by Child Trends released in March 2010

Following Decade-Long Decline, U.S. Teen Pregnancy Rate Increases as Both Births and Abortions Rise by Guttmacher Institute released on January 26, 2010

U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions: National and State Trends and Trends by Race and Ethnicity by Guttmacher Institute released January 2010

Facts on American Teens' Sexual and Reproductive Health by Guttmacher Institute released January 2010

Parents Matter: The role of Parents in Teens' Decisions About Sex by Child Trends released November 2009

Hispanics in Texas: Late HIV Diagnosis and Out of Care by Texas Department of State Health Services released October 2009

A Real-Time Look at the Impact of the Recession on Women's Family Planning and Pregnancy Decisions by Guttmacher Institute released September 2009

Improvements in Sexual and Reproductive Health of Teens and Young Adults Slowing by CDC release on July 16, 2009

Children in Poverty: Trends, Consequences and Policy Options by Child Trends April 2009

1 in 4 Teenage Girls Has a Sexually Transmitted Disease by CDC released 2008

Long-Term Consequences for Teens With Older Sexual Partners by Child Trends released April 2008

Discussions About Contraception or STDs Prior to Sex by Child Trends released April 2008

Texas HIV/STD Surveillance Report by Texas Department of State Health Services Annual Report for 2008


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