Kids at high-performing charter schools make better health decisions: study

August 8, 2014 7:12 PM

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Low-income teenagers who attended high-performing charter schools engaged in fewer risky behaviors and performed better on standardized tests, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics.

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles sought to determine whether-or-not high-performing charter schools had an effect on the behaviors of low-income minority teens.

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