THE EFFECT OF FAMILY BACKGROUND ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF OSOGBO OSUN STATE)
This research study focuses on the effects of family type on the academic performance of secondary school students in Osogbo metropolis, Osun state. A total of 100 students were sampled from two randomly selected secondary schools. Questionnaires were used to obtain vital information from the respondents. In addition, all data collected were tested and analyzed by percentage and the t-test statistical method. The finding revealed that students from the monogamous families perform better than students from polygamous families. In the light of the findings, conclusions were drawn and recommendations were made.