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Title: A Comparative Study of Factors Influencing Academic Performance between Private and Public primary Schools in Nango Zone, Bondo District, Kenya
Authors: Phanuel, Ochola Onyango
Keywords: Academic Performance
Private and Public primary Schools
Bondo District, Kenya
Issue Date: Nov-2010
Publisher: Kampala International University, bachelors degree in arts with education
Abstract: Scholars and policy makers have raised pertinent issues on the quality of free primary public schools, versus that of private schools. There has been controversial discussions mainly based on the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination. The main focus of this study was class 8 pupils who were admitted in class one in the year 2000, before free primary education program was implemented. The purpose of this study was to compare factors influencing the academic performance of public and private primary schools class eight in Nango Division Uasin-Gishu District. The main objective of this study was to investigate factors that contribute to the academic performance of private and Public Primary Schools. The second objective was to investigate the relationship between type of school and academic performance of Primary Schools Pupils. In addition if also investigates why some parents prefer private to public schools despite the free primary Education program in public schools. The research made use of simple random sampling to select three public and three private primary schools in Nango Division, Uasin-Gishu District.
Description: A Research Report Submitted To Institute Of Open and Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Education of Kampala International University
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