Stanford Study: The Most Religious Kids Do Best In School

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(Worthy News) - Adolescents who practice religion regularly perform better in school than those adolescents who do not, finds a recent study performed by Dr. Ilana M. Horwitz at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education. Horwitz’s paper explores differences among the grade point averages (GPAs) of public school students based on their levels of religiosity.

Horwitz bucketed the students into five different levels of religious adherence, from most religious to least religious: Abiders, Adapters, Assenters, Avoiders, and Atheists. She found the most religious kids had the highest GPAs. Horwitz defines that group, the “Abiders,” as those who “display high levels across all measured dimensions of religiosity and ‘abide’ by religion in a classic, institutional sense,” while Avoiders, true to their nomenclature, “avoid religious involvement and broader issues of the relevance of religion for their life.” Unlike the Atheist group, they believe in G-d, but participate far less in religious ceremonies and prayer. [ Source: Federalist (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Stanford Study: The Most Religious Kids Do Best In School

  1. Public schools are not safe for children of any age.

    What they do is brainwash our young. Then, when mom and dad get old or infirm, the "kids" toss them into a nursing home, an assisted living center or if the family has some money to throw around, they hire a live-in or chuck the whole thing and put them in a retirement home.

    Sound familiar? It's role reversal two.

    Having a high GPA only proves high susceptibility to being brainwashed.
    Which is what most religions do, brainwash too.

    James 1:27, "Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world." ESV

    It doesn't take a high GPA to do any of that.

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