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Does Capital at Home Matter more than Capital at School? Social Capital Effects on Academic Achievement (2013)

What? “Social capital” is a more significant factor in a child’s academic achievement than the qualities of the school itself, according to this new study. Social capital is the bonds between parents and children, such as trust, open lines of communication, and active engagement in a child’s academic life.

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May 2013