The Effect Of Poverty And Attitude On Secondary School Education; The Case Of Othaya Divisionnyeri District Central Province Kenya

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The research was principally descriptive involving both qualitative and quantitative techniques of data analysis. Stratified random sampling techniques were also used to select respondents for the study and total of130 respondents participated in the study. The main instruments for data collection were questionnaires, focused group discussions and faceto-face interviews were conducted. Data collected using questionnaires and a structured interview guide was analyzed using frequency counts in form of percentages and was later tabulated to determine the level of significance. The findings ofthe research showed the low attitude of parents and students is attributed to the high levels of poverty in Othaya Division that has driven many students out of schools and forced many parents to withdraw their students especially in the so-called "good schools". The researcher recommends among others things that government should increase financing of these educational institutions, review the educational curriculum and provide education for all through the introduction of Universal Secondary Education as this will help those students especially from the disadvantaged families to enroll and acquire basic Education. 

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APA

J.K., M (2021). The Effect Of Poverty And Attitude On Secondary School Education; The Case Of Othaya Divisionnyeri District Central Province Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-poverty-and-attitude-on-secondary-school-education-the-case-of-othaya-divisionnyeri-district-central-province-kenya

MLA 8th

J.K., MW "The Effect Of Poverty And Attitude On Secondary School Education; The Case Of Othaya Divisionnyeri District Central Province Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-poverty-and-attitude-on-secondary-school-education-the-case-of-othaya-divisionnyeri-district-central-province-kenya. Accessed 01 Dec. 2021.

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J.K., MW . "The Effect Of Poverty And Attitude On Secondary School Education; The Case Of Othaya Divisionnyeri District Central Province Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 01 Dec. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-poverty-and-attitude-on-secondary-school-education-the-case-of-othaya-divisionnyeri-district-central-province-kenya >.

Chicago

J.K., MW . "The Effect Of Poverty And Attitude On Secondary School Education; The Case Of Othaya Divisionnyeri District Central Province Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed December 01, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-poverty-and-attitude-on-secondary-school-education-the-case-of-othaya-divisionnyeri-district-central-province-kenya