Jason W. Osborne's Best Practices in Logistic Regression provides students with an accessible, applied approach that communicates logistic regression in clear and concise terms. The book effectively leverages readers’ basic intuitive understanding of simple and multiple regression to guide them into a sophisticated mastery of logistic regression. Osborne's applied approach offers students and instructors a clear perspective, elucidated through practical and engaging tools that encourage student comprehension.

Multilevel Modeling with Logistic Regression

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was an initiative within the United States to attempt to improve the educational system—particularly to ensure that lower performing students are brought up to standards that are considered at least minimally acceptable. Although there is great controversy over whether it was a good idea or a poor idea and whether it was helpful or harmful, one policy was to evaluate whether schools were being successful (and, by proxy, whether teachers were being successful) by evaluating student achievement. This has long been a central question and a central conflict within the culture and community of researchers—that is, how best to measure the effects of schools and teachers on students. It makes sense, from a ...

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