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If you want to boost your teenager's grade point average, take the kid to church. Or, a new study suggests, find some similar social activity to involve them in.
Researchers found that church attendance has as much effect on a teen's GPA as whether the parents earned a college degree. Students in grades 7 to 12 who went to church weekly also had lower dropout rates and felt more a part of their schools.
Originally posted by whaaa
I would rather my kids [if I had any] be misfits than suck up dogma from some myth pimps.
Originally posted by Sestias
IMO some extracurricular activites are beneficial but too many are undesirable. I think a child needs some unstructured time to think and explore on his or her own and some unsupervised play time with other children.