Santhiyappan Karunakaran, Mazuki Jusoh, Karuthan Chinna


The major objective of this study was to ascertain the relationship between family-related factors and students’ academic performance in Mathematics for secondary-level classes. This study was conducted in two districts in the plantation areas of Sri Lanka. A total of 702 students who were selected randomly responded to a questionnaire. Three hypotheses which were tested using correlational analyses revealed that there was a statistically significant relationship between family-related factors and academic performance of students. The finding leads to important implications to promote education of children in the plantation sector.


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