Roughly one in four girls will become pregnant at least once by their 20th birthday.
Teenage mothers are less likely to finish high school and are more likely than their peers to live in poverty, depend on public assistance, and be in poor health.
She – and the rapist – were sent to the same disciplinary school.
Rather than supporting her, she was punished by the people charged with protecting her.
The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights investigated and found that the school had violated Title IX, a federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in education.