For instance, a study in India comparing access to school in different regions of the country found that in those areas in which schooling facilities are inadequate, parents have less motivation to send their children to schools and – particularly in poor households - often opt instead to send their children to work.

Source: Mukherjee, R (2012) Exploring the impact of physical infrastructure on universal attainment of primary education in India: A comparative analysis of West Bengal and Tamilnadu, International Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Volume 2, Issue 1.