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The number of D.C. teenagers having babies has significantly increased over the past few years. Often the challenges of balancing babies and school work is too much to handle and these parents drop out.

Yesterday we heard some of the reasons these girls get pregnant, and how hard it is to juggle school and motherhood.

In the last part of out series on pregnant and parenting teens, Kavitha Cardoza looks at what schools in the District are doing to support these students and encourage them to complete their education....

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