Household income and educational attainment In Bukedea Sub County, Bukedea District.

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The study carried out was on household income and educational attainment in Bukedea Sub County in Bukedea District. The purpose of the study was to establish the extent on how household income determines the education attainment of pupils in Bukedea Sub County. The objectives of the study were to find out how parents income influences pupils performance at school, to find out the relationship between parents occupation and pupils performance. The study was covering the I iterature review of different academicians and authors about the topic, it involved 92 respondents who are selected using purposive method of sampling. The findings showed that the higher the level of income, occupation and level of education the better performance of their pupils and the lower the level of parents' income, occupation the poorer the performance of their pupils. Last but not least the discussions and conclusions showed that pupils from high income occupation and parents level of education, the higher the performance however pupils from poor households, low occupation and low level of education perform poorly. The researcher provided the following recommendation to enhance educational attainment in Bukedea Sub County in Bukedea District. They included pupils from low income backgrounds should try to persevere with parents financial hardships and remain at school, parents should improve on their educational level through programmes like Functional Adult Literacy (FAL).
A Research report submitted to the college of humanities and social sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Bachelor of development studies of Kampala International University
Household income, Educational attainment, Uganda