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Government scrutiny and intensified oversight have dramatically changed the landscape of education in recent years. Observers want to know how schools compare, which district is best, which states are spending the most per student on education, whether reforms are making a difference, and why so many students are failing. Some of these questions require technical answers that educators historically redirected to outside experts, but the questions leveled at all educators have become so acute and persistent that they can no longer be outsourced. This text helps educators develop the tools and the conceptual understanding needed to provide definitive answers to difficult statistical questions facing education today.

Dependent Groups Tests for Interval Data
Dependent groups tests for interval data
The Problem: Detecting Significance in Dependent Groups

Ms. Hindley teaches reading to remedial seventh-grade students. Since no one else has the students and conditions she has, her problem is whom to compare her students with in order to get a sense of their progress.

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