Domestic Violence Lowers Test Scores

Domestic violence is not a personal issue – it’s a community problem. A recent study shows that if one student is experiencing domestic violence, test scores drop for the entire class. The study, commissioned by University of California – Irvine, showed the decrease occurs evenly, regardless of race or economic status.

Together, we can end this damaging phenomenon. Learn how you can get involved in the movement against domestic violence.

-Published on September 12, 2008