Civic Report No. 24 December 2002


2001 Education Freedom Index

Table 6: Regression Model of the Effect of Education Freedom on Student Achievement

 

2000 NAEP Math Proficiency

Variable

Coefficient

P-Value

Education Freedom Index Score

4.05

0.04

Household Income (000s)

0.63

0.00

Percentage Minority

-0.24

0.00

Per Pupil Spending (000s)

1.53

0.04

Accountability Score

0.05

0.93

Constant

-8.16

0.23

 

 

 

Adjusted R-Squared

0.66

 

N

39.00

 

Table 7: Regression Model of the Effect of Education Freedom on Student Achievement, Controlling for Earlier Test Scores

 

2000 NAEP Math Proficiency

Variable

Coefficient

P-Value

Education Freedom Index Score

2.75

0.06

Household Income (000s)

0.28

0.06

Percentage Minority

-0.12

0.01

Per Pupil Spending (000s)

1.10

0.06

Accountability Score

1.15

0.02

1990 NAEP Math Proficiency

0.80

0.00

Constant

-8.51

0.10

 

 

 

Adjusted R-Squared

0.81

 

N

36.00

 

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