Viadero, Debra
November 2007
Education Week;11/28/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p4
The article discusses the link between behavioral problems in school children and academic achievement. It explains that the factors with the most influence on student performance are early reading skills and mathematical ability. Behavioral problems in children such as being withdrawn, disruptive, or inattentive are mentioned. The research on this topic was conducted by the economist Greg J. Duncan and appears in the November 2007 issue of "Developmental Psychology."


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