A comparison of scholastic achievements of married and unmarried high school students

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Kate Baucom Garner (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Irwin Sperry

Abstract: Following World War II, American colleges and universities coped with a new problem as married veterans enrolled in large numbers. That enrollment is now an expected trend. One college recently reported a rise in the past ten years from five to almost 25 per cent of its students married. At the present time 20 per cent who graduate from that college marry during their enrollment.1 Havemann reported that University of California administrators expect the proportion of married students to rise by 50 to 75 per cent in the next ten years.2 A report from the Bureau of the Census stated that one fourth, or 24 per cent, of the college students in the United States in October, 1956, were married and living with their spouses.3 Those students and families have become such an accepted part of most larger campuses that planning for the future has included their peculiar needs.

Additional Information

Language: English
Date: 1959
Married students $x Attitudes
Academic achievement
Teenage marriage

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