What factors into Australian students' exam success?

10/13/2013 | Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

A recent study finds that Australian students who were born at healthy weights, who have higher socioeconomic statuses, have access to books at home and whose mothers do not work long hours perform better on national exams than their peers without those advantages. However, the study, conducted by the University of Queensland, found that students who attended private primary schools did not outperform their peers at state schools.

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