UK Study: Parents, Not Teachers, Key to Education.

Education News.  “UK Study: Parents, Not Teacher, Key to Education.”  February 27, 2013.  Retrieved from:

The study points out that many home factors influence education including TV time and the way parents emphasize education within their home.

“Half of the variation in test scores is attributable to shared family factors, while schools only account for 10 per cent,” it was claimed. The remaining variation was down to pupils themselves.


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