We all need to show respect for ALL parents...

Please, read this and listen to the Latino USA piece including in this link.

The young woman featured in this story went to extraordinary lengths to show us to our ourselves. I know it's Washington state, and not NM, but I think we can all see how relevant this is to us here in NM. 

If we have positive expectations for our young people, ALL of our young people, we can improve outcomes. Even if they have had a child. ESPECIALLY if they have had child. Imagine what we can do if we have positive expectations AND we offer resources designed to support them (not blame).