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New Studies Show How Life’s Tough Turns Can Derail Students

By Peter Schmidt

Dealing with tragedy and disruptive change is an inevitable part of life. But for young people, such experiences can have severe long-term consequences, hindering educational progress in ways that hurt their prospects of earning college degrees, new research suggests.

Three studies scheduled to be presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, which will start on Friday in New Orleans, attempt to quantify the effects of stressful

Continued at: http://chronicle.com.library.capella.edu/article/New-Studies-Show-How-Lifes/127033/

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