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Book Chapter
Author, Analytic
Samms-Vaughan, Maureen; Jackson, Maria D.; Ashley, Deanna
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School achievement and behaviour in Jamaican children
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Morgan, Owen
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Health Issues in the Caribbean
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Refereed
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Place of Publication
Kingston
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
2005
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26-37
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Abstract
Reports on a study to determine the pattern and effects of psychological, biological and environmental risk factors on cognition, educational attainment and behaviour in a subset of children (839 boys and 885 girls) born September - October 1986. The children attended schools in the parishes of Kingston, St. Andrew and St. Catherine. Concluded that a variety of children's experiences were associated with learning and behaviour and many of the variables that were associated with school achievement and cognition were related to poverty. Areas that could be addressed through policy initiatives were suggested.....
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