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Poor Canadian kids perform better at school than Australian peers

Murdoch University, (2013) Poor Canadian kids perform better at school than Australian peers. The Conversation, 23 August .

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Canadian students from low socioeconomic backgrounds perform better than Australian students in a similar situation, researchers have found.

Researchers compared the results of young Australian and Canadian students' maths and reading tests.

The findings show the relationship between school socioeconomic status and academic achievement is greater in Australia than in Canada.

Item Type: Non-refereed Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Education
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