Students with more in-school friends earn better grades, study finds

Science Daily reports:

[Researchers] Andrew J. Fuligni [and] Melissa R. Witkow [found] that adolescents with more in-school friends than out-of-school friends had higher grade-point averages and — complementing this finding — that those with higher GPAs had more in-school friends.

The authors found that these associations were similar for boys and girls and cut across all ethnic groups.

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