The Effects of Parent’s Background on the Academic Performance of Pupils: A Case Study of Pupils of Kibargoi Zone, Soy Division, Keiyo District Province, Kenya

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Kampala International University, bachelors degree of education
This study examined the effect of parent's involvement in education on the academic performance of the mentally retarded children in public primary schools of Kibargoi zone; Soy division of Keiyo district Kenya The scope of the study was the Rift Valley Province. The target population was all the parents of mentally retarded children. The sample populations are two parents and two class one teachers from the seven sampled schools. The collected data is presented in the frequency distribution tables. Critical analysis each frequency distribution tables. Critical analysis was then made form this results. Below each frequency distribution table an observation was made basing on the response of the participants. The researcher applied the use qualitative and quantitative approaches. He uses frequency distribution tables to present the raw-data. There after conclusion and recommendation was made basing on the results. The above results revealed that the government has not allocated adequate finds to support the education of mentally retarded children as far as the provision of free primary education is concern.
A Research Report Submitted To The Institute Of Open And Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment Of The Award Of Degree Of Education Of Kampala International University.
Parent’s Background, Keiyo District Province, Kenya