Children whose parents divorced while they were in the first to third grade scored almost 12% lower in standardized math measures than their peers, although their reading skills were not affected, according to a study. The findings published in the American Sociological Review journal also show that children with divorced parents exhibited poorer interpersonal skills. Its refreshing to see a study demonstrating why our kids need peace of mind in the home and at school to learn and achieve.  Imagine the emotional turmoil our teachers are going through with budget cuts, layoffs and increasing demands for testing. Our teachers also need peace of mind to do what they do best – Teach. Read Full Article at Time Website.

 

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