Study links middle-school dating to risky behaviors

03/18/2013 | Daily Mail (London), The

Students who begin dating in middle school perform worse in school and are more likely to smoke, drink and take drugs than those who begin dating later or not at all, according to a study published in the Journal of Research on Adolescence. University of Georgia researcher Pamela Orpinas surveyed 624 students in grades 6-12 for seven years. "A likely explanation for the worse educational performance of early daters is that these adolescents start dating early as part of an overall pattern of high-risk behaviors," Orpinas said.

View Full Article in:

Daily Mail (London), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Account Executive, National Accounts
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Instructional Specialist
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Senior Associate, School Turnaround
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Mathematics Content Specialist II
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Account Executive, Major Accounts
NWEA
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacremento, San Diego, CA