Tuesday, 17 September 2013 15:49

Getting the funding right

Getting the funding right thumb

CESE has developed a new measure of school socio-economic status, the Family Occupation and Education Index (FOEI), to accurately identify levels of socio-economic disadvantage. This publication outlines what FOEI is, how it assesses disadvantage and makes comparisons with other related measures.

Download the full publication (pdf, 1.0MB) and read the accompanying report from NIASRA which discusses the technical issues associated with missing data and the regression modelling underpinning FOEI, and its recommendations of statistical methods to deal with these issues.

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