We already know that healthy marriages are a critical element of a healthy and happy home life in America. The benefits of marriage extend well beyond and into the realm of the quality of society itself, through heightened community participation and superior educational outcomes in children.
In this article, we tackle the topic of marriage, divorce, and educational outcomes in children. We want to know: exactly how much do two-parent homes contribute toward competence and performance in school life? And how can we keep families strong in order to maximize the opportunities and success of young people today?
ABC News led with a fascinating story in 2011 regarding a 6-year-old boy whose troubles in school were initially chalked up to ADHD. The boy’s father describes his attempts to shelter the [...]