AZ parents, students upset over yearbook pages featuring teen parents

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POSTED: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 5:04pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 5:09pm

Two yearbook pages devoted to Mesa, Arizona students who have children or who are expectant parents have prompted angry calls from parents to the principal of Mesa High School.

Pages 40 and 41 of the school's 255-page yearbook, Superstition Vol. 105, feature the photos and a description of how difficult it is to raise children and attend high school at the same time. The pages are titled "I'm working a double shift."

Principal Jim Souder spent time Monday fielding calls from parents who questioned the wisdom of including photos of expectant students and student parents along with images of students who had won awards or served in school clubs.

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