Abstract or Introduction
The purpose of the study was establishing impact of poverty on the academic performance of school students in Bangladesh. 3 research questions were formulated to guide in the study. The study employed descriptive survey research design while data was collected from websites. Findings revealed that parents were not able to provide their children with learning materials which in turn affected their academic result. It was also found that poor children’s are not privileged with proper environment for education. One of the major findings of the study was that children’s from poor family absent in the class more frequently since they have to get involved with different types of work in home. Inadequate space in home also affect the performance of the students from poor family. 100 Students of four school in Dhaka city were participated in it among them sample of 10 students were selected through convenient sampling. Correlation of their father’s income and their academic performance was run. Based on the findings it was concluded that family’s financial condition has an impact on the children’s academic performance. It was recommend that government should make education free for the students of poor family .Since this study conducted in other countries it was important to identify the impact in Bangladesh.
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- Sajjad Hossine Sharif (Author), 2018, Impact of Poverty on the Academic Performance. Selected Students in the North Bengal of Bangladesh, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/953696