Multivariate procedures for stratifying school districts

the final report of the U. W. Office of Education project A study of certain characteristic patterns of elementary school districts in Wisconsin

Publisher: Wisconsin State Department of Public Instruction, in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin in [Madison]

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Includes bibliographical references (leaves 155-157)

StatementPrepared by Donald M. Miller ... [et al.]
ContributionsMiller, Donald M., University of Wisconsin. School of Education. Instructional Research Laboratory., Wisconsin. Dept. of Public Instruction.
The Physical Object
Pagination157 leaves :
Number of Pages157
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However, to determine the cutoff point for which districts should be in strata 1 and which should be in strata 2, we will need to use a slightly different procedure than the one we used before. This change is necessary because we are now stratifying the school districts, whereas before we were stratifying schools themselves.

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Our goal for the current study was to follow the procedure outlined by Graham et al. () to arrive at a single composite stratifying variable for randomization based on the school-level variables available. In the current study, we were also able to obtain measures of several important school-level variables relevant to study hypotheses: a rurality.

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