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Study relates violence to school performance

Study relates violence to school performance

By Marita Vlachou, Staff Writer

April 22, 2014


Filed under News

When the homicide rate increases in a community, primary school children are more likely to fail a grade. A new study, co-authored by NYU sociology professor Florencia Torche and doctoral student Monica Caudillo, found these results. The study is based on the statistical analysis of a large data...