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    Mothers and fathers play different roles and make different contributions to a child's upbringing, but a father's influence upon a child's academic success later in life is felt the most when he's involved from the very beginning, says Brent McBride, a University of Illinois expert in early childhood education.

    Mothers and fathers play different roles and make different contributions to a child's upbringing, but a father's influence upon a child's academic success later in life is felt the most when he's involved from the very beginning, says Brent McBride, a University of Illinois expert in early childhood education.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      Mothers and fathers play different roles and make different contributions to a child's upbringing, but a father's influence upon a child's academic success later in life is felt the most when he's involved from the very beginning, says Brent McBride, a University of Illinois expert in early childhood education.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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