Why poor kids continue to do poorly in the education game

Riddle, Stewart (2014) Why poor kids continue to do poorly in the education game. The Conversation, 4 March 2014. pp. 1-4.

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We like to pretend that social class doesn’t matter in Australia, but the reality for children from low socioeconomic backgrounds paints a very different picture when it comes to education.

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Refereed: No
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Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2014 05:38
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2016 01:48
Uncontrolled Keywords: class, education, literacy
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160809 Sociology of Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/24929

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