A national study spearheaded by a Michigan State University researcher finds out how teens are really choose their friends and niche at school.
It's revealed that courses students take profoundly impact the friendships they make. The findings are published in the American Journal of Sociology. The study was funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.
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Social investment arm of The Big Issue magazine, Big Issue Invest (BII), has loaned £75,000 to a Salford-based social enterprise, Social adVentures, to help it acquire a local day care nursery – Cheeky Monkeys.
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Courses Students Take Influence the Friendships They Make