The Texas school where every student is a teen mother – BBC News

From the outside, Lincoln Park, a high school on the Texas border, looks like any other US school.

But inside, alongside the sounds of teens going to class are the cries and babbles of babies.

The school in Brownsville, is one of the last providers of a specific educational service – to teach teenage mothers.

Motherhood and abortion rights have been at the heart of cultural and political conversations in the US this year.

After the reversal of Roe v Wade in America, which overturned the federal protection to abortion, experts have speculated the country will see an increase in teen pregnancies.

Teen birth rates in the US have declined in the last three decades, but among young Hispanic women, it remains much more common than for the rest of the population.

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