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Factors Influencing the Educational Performance of Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds 1

@inproceedings{Considine2002FactorsIT,
  title={Factors Influencing the Educational Performance of Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds 1},
  author={Gillian Considine},
  year={2002}
}
The relationship between family socio-economic status (SES) and the academic performance of children is well established in sociological research. While there is disagreement over how best to measure SES, most studies indicate that children from low SES families do not perform as well as they potentially could at school compared to children from high SES families (Graetz, 1995). Most studies, however, compare students from across all SES backgrounds to reach the conclusion that low SES… 

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