Poverty and the quality of education in the selected primary schools in Siaya districts Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between poverty and the quality of education in primary schools in Siaya District Kenya The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship between the effects mentioned and academic performance in primary schools Siaya District, and to investigate the role of the community on alleviating poverty and improving education in primary schools in Siaya District. The methods used for data collection was questionnaires to the staff members of the school and students involved in the study. In chapter four, the findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions. While linking to the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Based on the findings it was observed that poverty affected the academic performance of students negatively. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings and conclusions were attempted. The findings suggested recommendations on areas pertaining to the provision of school facilities for students to learn well.
A Research Report Presented To The Faculty Of Education In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirement For The Award Of Degree Of Bachelor Of Education (Arts) Of Kampala International University.
Poverty, Quality of education, Primary schools, Siaya districts Kenya