Family Structure and Children''s Educational Outcomes

@inproceedings{Ginther2004FamilySA,
  title={Family Structure and Children''s Educational Outcomes},
  author={Donna K Ginther and Robert A. Pollak},
  year={2004}
}
ACOMPREHENSIVE REVIEW of recent academic research shows that family structure — whether a child’s parents are married, divorced, single, remarried, or cohabiting — is a significant influence on children’s educational performance. Family structure affects preschool readiness. It affects educational achievement at the elementary, secondary, and college levels. Family structure influences these outcomes in part because family structure affects a range of child behaviors that can bear directly on… CONTINUE READING

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