Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting Program aims to prevent high school dropouts
By Lesley Marin
Last May, budget cuts caused the closure of Early Head Start, a county funding program that provides students with infant care. The Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting Program, run by Compadre Academy in Tempe, is one of the few centers teen parents can rely on, especially since high school dropout rates have been on the rise. Cronkite News reporter Lesley Marin looks into how the program ensures that teen moms like Devonie Sanchez can get their high school diplomas.