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Kids' Grades May Suffer When Families Move

June 01, 2016

Moving to a new home may harm young children's school performance, a study suggests. Youngsters who get uprooted are also more likely to have developmental problems, the researchers found. However, the study could not prove a cause-and-effect relationship. The research included information on more than 19,000 children across the United States. The kids were followed from kindergarten through eighth grade. A child's age at the time of a move may make a big difference, the study authors noted. And the more times a child moved, the more potential for problems, the findings suggested. Read More

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