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Resources for programs working with expectant and parenting students and their children.

California Department of Education Resources

Cal-SAFE Legal References
Statutes and regulations pertaining to the California School Age Families Education Program.

Child & Adult Care Food Program

Early Education and Support Division
Resources and Information for child development contractors, families, and community members regarding child development programs funded by the state.

Counseling and Student Support Services
Resources for comprehensive student support programs.

Desired Results for Children and Families

Educational Options
Alternative Education programs.

High School Resource Directory

Teen Pregnancy and Parenting in California

Although birth rates to teen mothers have decreased, teen pregnancy and parenting continues to be a significant social problem in California.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Federal statutory guarantee of equal educational opportunity for pregnant and parenting students.

External Resources

California Education Code and Laws External link opens in new window or tab.

California Legislative Information External link opens in new window or tab.

California Women's Law Center External link opens in new window or tab.
A fact sheet is available under Press Releases and Publications: Pregnant and Parenting Teens: Know Your California Rights.

Center for Assessment and Policy Development (CAPD) External link opens in new window or tab.

Child Care Center Licensing Requirements, Title 22 External link opens in new window or tab. , California Department of Social Services.

Child Development Permits qualifications and applications External link opens in new window or tab. , California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Community Care Licensing External link opens in new window or tab. , California Department of Social Services

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program External link opens in new window or tab.

Healthy Teen Network External link opens in new window or tab.

Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health External link opens in new window or tab. , California Department of Public Health

National Adolescent Health Information Center External link opens in new window or tab.

Safely Surrendered Baby External link opens in new window or tab.
Information from the California Department of Social Services on the Safely Surrendered Baby Law.

TeenNow California External link opens in new window or tab.
Formerly the California Alliance Concerned with School Age Parenting and Pregnancy Prevention, TeenNow is a state-wide organization that provides training, technical assistance, advocacy, and professional development opportunities to those working with adolescents.

Text4Baby External link opens in new window or tab.
The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) has launched Text4Baby, a free mobile information service that provides pregnant women and new mothers with information to help them care for their health and give their babies the best possible start in life. Register for the free Text4Baby message service External link opens in new window or tab. .

Suggested Reading

Suggested publications and Web sites that are of interest to programs working with expectant and parenting students.

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