Civic Report No. 14 September 2000


The Education Freedom Index

Table 13: Regression Models of the Effect of Education Freedom on Student Achievement

 

NAEP Proficiency

SAT Verbal

SAT Math

Variable

Coefficient

P-Value

Coefficient

P-Value

Coefficient

P-Value

Education Freedom Index

5.5

0.00

24.3

0.01

24.4

0.02

Household Income (000s)

0.3

0.04

-1.7

0.06

-1.1

0.25

Percentage Minority

-0.3

0.00

-1.1

0.00

-1.1

0.01

Per Pupil Spending (000s)

0.6

0.59

-10.5

0.13

-8.9

0.23

Class Size

-0.5

0.20

-0.8

0.75

6.1

0.99

Constant

15.6

0.15

636.1

0.00

592.2

0.00

Adjusted R-Squared

0.63

 

0.31

 

0.22

 

N

43

 

50

 

50

 

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