Education Working Paper No. 6  September 2004


The Teachability Index: Can Disadvantaged Students Learn?

Table 2: The Readiness Index

Year

Readiness

Preschool

Language

Parentsí Education

1970

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

1971

4.1%

12.3%

0.0%

0.0%

1972

8.2%

24.7%

0.0%

0.0%

1973

12.3%

37.0%

0.0%

0.0%

1974

16.4%

49.3%

0.0%

0.0%

1975

20.6%

61.7%

0.0%

0.0%

1976

22.6%

67.8%

0.0%

0.0%

1977

24.6%

73.9%

0.0%

0.0%

1978

26.7%

80.0%

0.0%

0.0%

1979

28.7%

86.2%

0.0%

0.0%

1980

30.0%

92.3%

-5.7%

3.4%

1981

30.1%

94.9%

-11.4%

6.7%

1982

30.2%

97.6%

-17.1%

10.1%

1983

30.3%

100.2%

-22.9%

13.5%

1984

30.4%

102.8%

-28.6%

16.8%

1985

30.6%

105.5%

-34.3%

20.6%

1986

30.4%

106.8%

-40.0%

24.4%

1987

27.2%

99.2%

-45.7%

28.2%

1988

25.5%

96.0%

-51.4%

32.0%

1989

27.4%

103.5%

-57.1%

35.8%

1990

35.5%

134.0%

-63.1%

35.6%

1991

26.1%

112.0%

-69.0%

35.4%

1992

21.9%

105.4%

-75.0%

35.3%

1993

25.7%

114.9%

-77.4%

39.6%

1994

43.8%

167.2%

-79.8%

44.0%

1995

47.8%

177.1%

-82.1%

48.4%

1996

46.1%

168.6%

-81.3%

50.8%

1997

57.0%

198.2%

-80.4%

53.2%

1998

57.4%

196.3%

-79.5%

55.5%

1999

65.2%

216.3%

-78.6%

57.9%

2000

60.6%

199.0%

-78.6%

61.3%

2001

62.4%

201.1%

-78.6%

64.7%

Figure 2: The Readiness Index

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