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ABC PROGRAM INFORMATION

1998-99 :: PARAMETERS & OTHER CONSTANTS USED IN THE ABCs GROWTH MODEL FOR 1998-99

PARAMETERS AND OTHER CONSTANTS IN THE ABCs GROWTH MODEL FOR 1998-99

Grade
"pre" "post"
b0
b1
b2
Centering Mean
SD for composite component
Reading
pre3
3
6.2
0.46
- 0.91
138.0
1.667569
3
4
5.2
0.22
- 0.60
143.4
1.283104
4
5
4.6
0.22
- 0.60
147.6
1.215183
5
6
3.0
0.22
- 0.60
152.4
1.270763
6
7
3.3
0.22
- 0.60
154.5
1.105819
7
8
2.7
0.22
- 0.60
158.1
1.197829
8
10
2.3
0.24
- 0.52
161.9
1.631243
Mathematics
Pre3
3
12.8
0.30
- 0.47
130.2
2.605630
3
4
7.3
0.26
- 0.58
141.2
2.065777
4
5
7.4
0.26
- 0.58
147.9
1.989928
5
6
7.1
0.26
- 0.58
154.4
2.130592
6
7
6.5
0.26
- 0.58
160.2
1.966777
7
8
4.9
0.26
- 0.58
166.0
1.730942
8
10
2.3
0.28
- 0.43
173.1
2.001917
Writing
 
4
--
--
--
0.1
6.079345
 
7
--
--
--
0.1
4.500040

"--" indicates that these are not applicable to the computation of the writing growth component