Do Premarital Education Promotion Policies Work?

Tiffany L. Clyde and Alan J. Hawkins

The Bottom-line (at the Top). 10 states have adopted policies that promote premarital education by discounting the cost of a marriage license for those who participate. Are these policies working? A recent study suggests that well-implemented policies appear to be having a small effect on divorce rates, perhaps preventing nearly 15,000 divorces. But few states have done a good job of implementing these policies. Continue reading “Do Premarital Education Promotion Policies Work?”