Education Working Paper No. 6  September 2004


The Teachability Index: Can Disadvantaged Students Learn?

Table 7: The Family Index

Year

Family

Teenage Birth

Single Parents

1970

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

1971

-8.2%

-4.1%

-12.2%

1972

-11.2%

-8.3%

-14.1%

1973

-16.6%

-12.4%

-20.9%

1974

-21.2%

-16.5%

-26.0%

1975

-26.9%

-20.6%

-33.2%

1976

-25.1%

-14.9%

-35.3%

1977

-25.0%

-9.2%

-40.7%

1978

-27.1%

-3.5%

-50.6%

1979

-25.3%

2.2%

-52.8%

1980

-25.0%

7.9%

-57.9%

1981

-24.3%

11.4%

-60.0%

1982

-27.2%

14.9%

-69.2%

1983

-25.8%

18.4%

-70.0%

1984

-23.9%

21.9%

-69.7%

1985

-25.7%

25.4%

-76.8%

1986

-25.6%

25.4%

-76.6%

1987

-28.3%

25.4%

-81.9%

1988

-29.6%

25.4%

-84.6%

1989

-28.1%

25.4%

-81.7%

1990

-30.3%

25.4%

-86.0%

1991

-34.1%

23.5%

-91.6%

1992

-38.3%

21.6%

-98.2%

1993

-39.8%

19.7%

-99.4%

1994

-45.4%

17.8%

-108.5%

1995

-47.9%

15.9%

-111.6%

1996

-48.7%

19.0%

-116.4%

1997

-46.6%

22.2%

-115.4%

1998

-44.3%

27.0%

-115.5%

1999

-43.1%

30.2%

-116.3%

2000

-36.9%

34.9%

-108.7%

2001

-34.5%

39.7%

-108.7%

Figure 7: The Family Index

[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]
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Table 13] [Figure 13]