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
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