Poverty, Race, and Children's Progress at School in South Africa

@inproceedings{Timus2013PovertyRA,
  title={Poverty, Race, and Children's Progress at School in South Africa},
  author={Ian M Tim{\ae}us and Sandile Simelane and Thabo E. Letsoalo},
  year={2013}
}
This article investigates inequalities in school attainment in South Africa using community-based data collected in 2008 by the National Income Dynamics Study. Schools-based research has concluded that poor children, who are mostly African, remain disadvantaged by the continuing low performance of former African schools. In contrast, this analysis finds that most educational disadvantages of African children, including their low matriculation rates, are accounted for by household poverty and… CONTINUE READING

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