Education Working Paper No. 6  September 2004


The Teachability Index: Can Disadvantaged Students Learn?

Table 1: The Teachability Index

Year

Teachability

  Readiness

Economics

Community

Health

Race

Family

1970

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

1971

-0.6%

4.1%

-0.1%

-0.1%

0.9%

-0.4%

-8.2%

1972

0.2%

8.2%

4.5%

-0.1%

0.6%

-0.8%

-11.2%

1973

0.3%

12.3%

6.9%

0.1%

0.2%

-1.2%

-16.6%

1974

0.0%

16.4%

6.5%

-0.3%

0.3%

-1.7%

-21.2%

1975

-0.7%

20.6%

3.4%

0.3%

0.6%

-2.1%

-26.9%

1976

0.1%

22.6%

6.3%

-0.9%

0.3%

-2.6%

-25.1%

1977

0.0%

24.6%

6.3%

-3.8%

0.4%

-3.0%

-25.0%

1978

0.4%

26.7%

11.4%

-5.4%

0.2%

-3.4%

-27.1%

1979

1.3%

28.7%

12.8%

-4.9%

0.1%

-3.8%

-25.3%

1980

1.0%

30.0%

8.8%

-3.3%

-0.2%

-4.4%

-25.0%

1981

0.4%

30.1%

5.8%

-4.1%

-0.3%

-4.6%

-24.3%

1982

-0.2%

30.2%

2.2%

-1.0%

0.0%

-5.1%

-27.2%

1983

-0.2%

30.3%

1.9%

-1.7%

-0.5%

-5.6%

-25.8%

1984

-0.5%

30.4%

5.4%

-7.6%

-1.2%

-6.1%

-23.9%

1985

-0.1%

30.6%

6.9%

-4.1%

-1.6%

-6.5%

-25.7%

1986

1.0%

30.4%

10.7%

-0.1%

-2.4%

-7.0%

-25.6%

1987

-0.4%

27.2%

11.6%

-2.6%

-2.9%

-7.5%

-28.3%

1988

-1.0%

25.5%

12.3%

-2.0%

-4.2%

-8.0%

-29.6%

1989

-0.3%

27.4%

14.5%

-1.8%

-5.3%

-8.5%

-28.1%

1990

0.5%

35.5%

13.0%

0.0%

-5.8%

-9.1%

-30.3%

1991

-2.4%

26.1%

9.5%

-1.3%

-4.9%

-9.6%

-34.1%

1992

-3.6%

21.9%

7.0%

1.3%

-3.6%

-10.1%

-38.3%

1993

-4.0%

25.7%

5.8%

-1.5%

-3.7%

-10.5%

-39.8%

1994

-1.7%

43.8%

9.5%

-4.0%

-3.0%

-11.0%

-45.4%

1995

-0.4%

47.8%

13.8%

-2.3%

-2.5%

-11.5%

-47.9%

1996

-0.4%

46.1%

13.9%

-1.0%

-0.9%

-12.0%

-48.7%

1997

2.7%

57.0%

17.7%

0.2%

0.3%

-12.6%

-46.6%

1998

4.1%

57.4%

21.2%

2.0%

1.5%

-13.1%

-44.3%

1999

6.9%

65.2%

25.2%

4.5%

3.0%

-13.5%

-43.1%

2000

8.3%

60.6%

26.9%

10.8%

4.7%

-16.6%

-36.9%

2001

8.7%

62.4%

23.9%

12.5%

5.2%

-17.3%

-34.5%

Figure 1a: The Teachability Index

Figure 1b: Component Indexes

Figure 1c: Teachability, Spending, and Achievement

[Table 1] [Figure 1a] [Figure 1b] [Figure 1c] [Table 2] [Figure 2] [Table 3] [Figure 3]
[
Table 4] [Figure 4] [Table 5] [Figure 5] [Table 6] [Figure 6] [Table 7] [Figure 7]
[
Table 8] [Figure 8] [Table 9] [Table 10] [Figure 10] [Table 11] [Table 12] [Figure 12]
[
Table 13] [Figure 13]