AYP of California, 2013

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Description

This data set is adequate yearly progress (AYP) study of California elementary schools in 2013 comparing the academic performance for socioeconomically advantaged (SEA) against socioeconomically disadvantaged (SED) students in the elementary schools. What is compared are the success rates of SEA students and SED students. The z-test statistic based two sample proportions test is cacluated for each schools. After removing schools with extremely small or large z-values, there are 4118 schools within 701 qualified school districts.

Usage

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data("AYP")

Format

An array of lists.

Details

AYP data set is an array of lists, with each list corresponding to one school district. In each list, three variables are stored:

X: the test statistic for each individual schools within this school district.

md: the number of schools within this school district.

School.District: the name of the school district.

Source

http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/ay/aypdatafiles.asp

References

Liu, Y., Sarkar, S. K., and Zhao, Z. (2015) A New Approach to Multiple Testing of Grouped Hypotheses

Efron, B. (2008) Microarrays, empirical bayes and the two-groups model. Statisitcal Science, 23, 1-22.

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data(AYP)

AYP.result <- GT.wrapper( AYP, alpha=0.1, eta=alpha, pi1.ini=0.5,
pi2.1.ini=0.05, L=2, muL.ini=c(3,-2), sigmaL.ini=c(1,1),
cL.ini=c(0.5,0.5), DELTA=0.0001, sigma.KNOWN=TRUE )