Parents and family background have more influence than the teachers on a young person’s learning and academic achievement.
- To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
Important note must taking in account :
· Words limit: 300
· Use academic resources
· Critical thinking writing to the point and in depth.
· Resources should be not less than 3 and should beover 2011
· Use Harvard Style for references and citations
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