Three Factors That Might Cause Working-Class Educational Underachievement

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1) Suggest three factors within schools that may lead to the educational under-achievement of pupils from some minority ethnic groups. (6marks) 2) Suggest three material factors that might cause working-class educational underachievement. (6 marks) One material factor that may cause working class underachievement is lack of workspace at home. Poverty leads to material deprivation whereby this involves cramped housing, an environment where the child has no space for homework and where illnesses spread quickly. This means that the children are unable to do homework, thus fall behind on work in class, which in turn leads to low educational attainment. Another factor is the working class lacked the necessary attitudes for educational
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