In addition to teaching more, private schools tend to keep families intact better than the converged government schools. Families, of course, are unnatural and oppressive according to the nation destroyers.
Family is no different, with different types of schools putting young people on distinctive paths towards family formation and marital stability. Until now, however, we have known little about how different types of schools are linked to students’ family life as adults. The limited research that exists in this area indicates that religious schooling is associated with higher rates of marriage among young adults, but we know less about how different forms of schooling are related to the risk of divorce in adulthood or to non-marital childbearing throughout one’s life.7
In this report, we examine how enrollment in American Catholic, Protestant, secular private, and public schools is associated with different family outcomes later in life.8 We analyze nationally representative data from the Understanding America Study (UAS) and the National Longitudinal Survey 1997 (NLSY97) to explore the links between adults’ prior schooling and their odds of marrying, divorcing, and having a child outside of marriage.
Men and women who have been educated in a private school tend to be more likely to be married, less likely to have ever divorced, and less likely to have had a child outside of wedlock.
The entire REPORT.
The authors conclude: ” students who attend private schools are more likely to forge successful families as adult men and women.” One would suspect that, as with other matters, homeschooled (or unschooled) children do even better by these metrics. Home (school) is where the heart is; the family too.