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Living Right: Learning to Fail

The skills kids need for success in school, work and life may be developed before even setting foot in a kindergarten classroom.

A team of researchers has found the opposite is also true.

Children who lack certain so-called social-behavioral skills may be on a path to failure very early on.

We have more in today’s Living Right.

 Researchers also found boys were more likely than girls to be suspended or held back — and students who were held back or expelled were more likely to eventually drop out of school.

The study was conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and the Baltimore Education Research Consortium.