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Co-Parenting Factors That Lead To Academic Success, Julia M. Bernard, David P. Nalbone, Lorna L. Hecker, Suzanne E. Degges-White Jun 2015

Co-Parenting Factors That Lead To Academic Success, Julia M. Bernard, David P. Nalbone, Lorna L. Hecker, Suzanne E. Degges-White

Julia M. Bernard

This study assessed factors contributed from parents who live in two different households and that lead to academic success. Data were collected from undergraduates enrolled in a Midwestern satellite university. Academic success was defined by university enrollment, grade point average, and standardized testing scores. Co-parenting factors that were hypothesized to lead to academic success included the distance between parents homes (which further influenced time spent with the child, participation in child‘s activities, and participation in decision making) and financial stability (which also influenced participation in decision making and the level of conflict within the family). The original structural equation ...