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    School performance and socioeconomic level

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    Research suggests that school performance and socioeconomic level are related. What are three possible explanations as to why middle to upper-class children perform better in school than some lower-socioeconomic-level students? What solutions would you propose to address this problem?

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    Academic achievement and self esteem are are one reason as to why people from lower socioeconomic status do more poorly in school. That is because, the higher the person's self esteem, the higher will be that person's academic achievement.

    A person's self esteem can be effected by nature or nurture, so nature and nurture are another reason as ...

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    This solution explains the relationship between school performance and one's socioeconomic level. It also provides solutions as to how to improve one's school performance in relationship to their socioeconomic level.