VALUES, BELIEFS AND PRINCIPLES
Delaware Adolescent Program, Inc works with Passion and Care to Empower
Young Women by Encouraging their Academic Achievement. We Collaborate with
other agencies and Connect them with our Community and other support systems
to Make a Difference in their lives.
Achievement- We will provide quality, standardized education to ensure that
our students can graduate from high school and we will encourage and provide
tools for the pursuit of higher education.
Empowering Young Women- We will arm our young women with the knowledge,
skills and motivation to overcome obstacles and help their families to
Connecting and Collaborating
with the community- We will partner with others to maximize our resources in
order to create a culture of collaboration and broaden our reach.
Passion and Caring-We will
maintain a positive environment of passion and care for the students and
their families. We will include the teen dads in our education and mentoring
whenever possible in order to encourage strong father/child relationships.
Making a Difference- We will nurture and guide our students to be healthy,
productive and contributing members of society.
When Girls Don't Graduate, We All Fail: A Call
to Improve High School Graduation Rates for Girls.
The report finds that one in four girls drops out of school, and that
one-quarter to one-third of female dropouts say that pregnancy or becoming a
parent played a role in their decision to drop out. Female dropouts earn
significantly lower wages than male dropouts, are at greater risk of
unemployment, and are more likely to rely on public support programs.
The National Women's Law Center just released the
groundbreaking new report,
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