Daycare. High School. Work. Homework. Teen Parenting Can Feel Impossible, But ‘We Won’t Give Up’

Posted January 14, 2020

student stories- Juan and Taniah

Colorado Public Radio featured two MCT students, Taniah and Juan in a recent article about the stress that today’s teens are under.

An excerpt from the article:

“After their daughter was born, their regular high school wasn’t flexible enough. They transferred to Denver Online High School. But their daughter was sick a lot. And they worked — a lot. The school took more concentrated focus than they had. They got way behind, Juan said: “Like months’ worth behind and it just started building more stress on us.”

They landed at Montbello Career and Technical High School, where the classes are smaller, learning is more personalized and there are a lot of career and technical classes.”

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