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Genetic 'inherited abilities' are a reason rich kids do better and poor kids struggle, government report says

RICH kids do better at school and
poor children struggle due to genetic "inherited abilities'', the
Federal Government's top policy research agency says.

In a controversial new report released today, the Productivity Commission cites
``parents' cognitive abilities and inherited genes'' as one of five
main reasons why kids from low-income families lag behind those from
wealthy homes.Genes are listed before access to books and computers, parental attention and aspirations, and even schools.

a section entitled "inherited abilities'', the 246-page staff working
paper states that "one

Added: Jul-10-2013 Occurred On: Jul-10-2013
By: someweirdguy
Regional News, Other News, Politics, Propaganda, Science and Technology
Tags: Australia, Government, Genetics, Genes, Education, Ability, IQ
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