A Child’s Academic Success May Be Genetic

September 7, 2018

(Newsweek) – Children’s chances of doing well in school may be based mostly on their DNA, new research found. Researchers at the Population Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin and King’s College London found that genetics have a substantial influence on educational achievement. The study, published in Science of Learning on Tuesday, revealed this factor can influence kids from elementary school through the end of high school.

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