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Gottfredson, Denise C. – American Sociological Review, 1981
Examines the credibility of inferences based on cross-group comparisons of regression coefficients using Black-White differences in the educational attainment process as an example. Shows that reanalyses of data from previous studies fail to produce consistent results even when major differences in samples, models, and methods are held constant.…
Descriptors: Blacks, Data Analysis, Educational Attainment, Multiple Regression Analysis
Gottfredson, Denise C. – 1986
Project PATHE (Positive Action Through Holistic Education) was a 3-year delinquency prevention program implemented in seven schools by the Charleston County, Maryland public school system between 1980 and 1983. An evaluation of the PATHE program was conducted which compared PATHE schools to two non-PATHE schools. Year-to-year differences in the…
Descriptors: Delinquency Prevention, Dropout Rate, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education