The home, the school and achievement in mathematics and science

by John P. Keeves

Publisher: Australian Council for Educational Research in Hawthorn, Australia

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Bibliography: p. 31-32.

Statementby J. P. Keeves.
SeriesHome environment and school study report ; 1974, 4
LC ClassificationsLC225 .K43
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5240447M
ISBN 100855631104
LC Control Number75311719

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The home, the school and achievement in mathematics and science. [John P Keeves]. The study investigated the influence of home background on students’ academic achievement in Mathematics.

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