Using Statistics to Make Educational Decisions

1st Edition

David Tanner
eISBN-13: 9781483314686

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An accessible introduction to statistics written specifically for Education students in the changing educational landscape

Government scrutiny and intensified oversight have dramatically changed the landscape of education in recent years. Observers want to know how schools compare, which district is best, which states are spending the most per student on education, whether reforms are making a difference, and why so many students are failing. Some of these questions require technical answers that educators historically redirected to outside experts, but the questions leveled at all educators have become so acute and persistent that they can no longer be outsourced. This text helps educators develop the tools and the conceptual understanding needed to provide definitive answers to difficult statistical questions facing education today.

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ISBNs 1483314685, 9781452263892, 9781483314686, 9781412969772, 9781412969772, 9781412969772
Language English
Number of Pages 552
Edition 1st