Effects of Divorce on Children's Education

Authors(1) :-Parul Lakhan

Children of divorced parents are also more likely to be held back a grade and have lower grade point averages (GPAs). High school students in intact families have GPAs 11 percent higher than those from divorced families, and children in intact married families have the highest combined English and math GPAs. One study (controlling for parental education, parental occupation, family size, etc.), found that children whose parents divorce get about seven-tenths of a year less education than children from intact families. Kindergarteners with divorced parents have an average math and reading score about three points lower than kindergarteners with no divorced parents.

Authors and Affiliations

Parul Lakhan
Research Scholar, Deaprtment of Law, Delhi University, New Delhi, India

Divorce, Children, Education

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 7 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 478-481
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1844437
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Parul Lakhan, " Effects of Divorce on Children's Education, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 7, pp.478-481, March-April-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1844437

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