US Sustaining Effects study

Description

A subset of the mathematics scores from the U.S. Sustaining Effects Study. The subset consists of information on 1721 students from 60 schools. This dataset is available in the mlmRev package.

Usage

1

Format

A data frame with 7230 observations on the following 12 variables.

schoolid

a factor of school identifiers

childid

a factor of student identifiers

year

a numeric vector indicating the year of the test

grade

a numeric vector indicating the student's grade

math

a numeric vector of test scores on the IRT scale score metric

retained

a factor with levels 0 1 indicating if the student has been retained in a grade.

female

a factor with levels Female Male

black

a factor with levels 0 1 indicating if the student is Black

hispanic

a factor with levels 0 1 indicating if the student is Hispanic

size

a numeric vector indicating the number of students enrolled in the school

lowinc

a numeric vector giving the percentage of low-income students in the school

mobility

a numeric vector

Source

Reproduced from themlmRev package for use in the section on nonresponse weighting in the twang package vignette. These data are distributed with the HLM software package (Bryk, Raudenbush, and Congdon, 1996). Conversion to the R format is described in Doran and Lockwood (2006).

References

Doran, H.C. and J.R. Lockwood (2006). “Fitting value-added models in R,” Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 31(1)

Want to suggest features or report bugs for rdrr.io? Use the GitHub issue tracker.