Posted inCalifornia, Elementary to High School, News, The West

Cost of living can affect student achievement, study says

California Watch Poor children living in higher-cost areas like the urban centers of California are more likely to struggle academically than their counterparts in lower-cost areas, according to research published earlier this week. Based on a sample of more than 17,000 first-graders, the study by researchers from UCLA and the nonprofit Child Trends “provides important empirical evidence … that […]