Growing up in bad neighborhoods has a “devastating” impact: U-M study

October 4, 2011

Lonely girl (Photo by Thinkstock)ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Growing up in a poor neighborhood significantly reduces the chances that a child will graduate from high school, according to a study published in the current (October) issue of the American Sociological Review.  And the longer a child lives in that kind of neighborhood, the more harmful the impact. (more…)

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