The Affects of the Changing American Family on Education

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Divorce also subjects students to emotional stress. This emotional stress may be a direct effect of the divorce or may protrude later from the overall lifestyle change which is brought about by divorce. In the classroom, this stress may appear as a form of daydreaming, gorgetfulness, nervousness, weariness, sadness, moodiness, dependence, declining grades, acting out or physical complaints.

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Daniel T. Willingham 2012 American Educator

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