Having completed his Master’s Thesis on this topic, Mr. Johnson brings an abundance of research and experience to this subject. A wide variety of studies have found that children from single-parent homes are more likely to fall victim to a number of risk-factors that directly and indirectly affect their ability to succeed in school. With the significant increase in divorce and out-of-wedlock births the past several decades, more children from single-parent homes are entering the public education system. Both parents and teachers will benefit by learning about the disadvantages many of these children face and will help them to develop proactive strategies to deal with the associated adverse consequences.
Having completed his Master’s Thesis on this topic, Mr. Johnson brings an abundance