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When parents lose their jobs, their kids tend to do worse in school. But during economic recessions, kids tend to get worse grades, even if their parents lose their jobs. The study may show that kids are feeling the stresses of the economy more than expected. Beth Kobliner explains the results to The Takeaway.

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"The Takeaway" is a national morning news program, delivering the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. The show is a co-production of WNYC and PRI, in editorial collaboration with the BBC, The New York Times Radio, and WGBH.

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