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Educational Rights of Pregnant and Parenting TeensIf you are a pregnant or parenting adolescent, there are programs and resources to help you continue your education and realize your college and career ambitions.  You also have legal rights and responsibilities that are important to know.

Cal-Learn Program
The Cal-Learn program helps pregnant and parenting teens to attend and graduate from high school or its equivalent. Pregnant/parenting teens may apply for Cal-Learn services at any welfare office located in the county where they live.

Educational Rights of Pregnant and Parenting Teens [PDF]
Federal law protects your right to an equal education. Schools cannot treat you differently or exclude you from school programs or activities because of your pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, recovery from these conditions, or marital status.