California Department of Education Resources
Cal-SAFE Legal References
Statutes and regulations pertaining to the California School Age Families Education 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.
Alternative Education programs.
Although birth rates to teen mothers have decreased, teen pregnancy and parenting continues to be a significant social problem in California.
Federal statutory guarantee of equal educational opportunity for pregnant and parenting students.
California Women's Law Center
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)
Child Care Center Licensing Requirements, Title 22 , California Department of Social Services.
Child Development Permits qualifications and applications , California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Community Care Licensing , California Department of Social Services
Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health , California Department of Public Health
Safely Surrendered Baby
Information from the California Department of Social Services on the Safely Surrendered Baby Law.
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.
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 .
Suggested publications and Web sites that are of interest to programs working with expectant and parenting students.