The cohesive pattern of behavior that has manifested at this Chicago area high school is causing bystanders a great deal of concern. Why is it that 1 out of 8 girls (115 out of the approximate 800 school population) within this particular school in this particular community are pregnant?
The evidence indicates that there may be an unspoken pact, a pattern of deviant sexual behavior that obviously includes having unprotected sex or some group initiation that may be the root cause for the extremely high numbers.
Instead of talking about not doing it, community leaders need to respond to the possible root causes. What’s even worse is that the children born to these children will most likely be born into impoverishment