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February 2, 2015

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2015 assessments are being administered to students in grades 4, 8, and 12 in public and private schools across the country. From January 26 to March 6, students in grades 4, 8, and 12 will take NAEP assessments in mathematics, reading, and science. Results will be released as The Nation’s Report Card at the national, state, and district levels for grades 4 and 8; grade 12 results will be released at the national level only.

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February 2, 2015

Current expenditures per pupil for public elementary and secondary education were $10,667 on a national level in FY 12. Current expenditures per pupil ranged from $6,441 in Utah to $19,847 in the District of Columbia. Expenditures per pupil were next highest in New York ($19,396); New Jersey ($17,982); Alaska ($17,475); Connecticut ($16,855); Vermont ($16,651); and Wyoming ($15,988).

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February 3, 2015

Get assistance in all areas of statistics including:

  • Experimental design
  • Data analysis and interpretation of results
  • Model fitting
  • Time Series
  • Classification and prediction
  • Multivariate data analysis

For more information: https://statistics.stanford.edu/resources/consulting

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February 3, 2015

An excellent MOOC on NLP offered by Dan Jurafsky and Christopher Manning (Stanford University) via Coursera. 

https://www.coursera.org/course/nlp

Check out the Preview Lectures button for previous video lectures.

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February 3, 2015

Purchase NVivo online by January 31st to receive free enrollment in a Getting Started eWorkshop, valued at $150. This workshop is a great way to learn the basics of coding with NVivo. NVivo can be purchased here and a promo code f

January 28, 2015

Access Gallup Analytics via Stanford's online catalog, SearchWorks.  Compare residents' responses to questions from Gallup's U.S. Daily Tracking and World Poll data.   Question topics include: Business & Economics; Education & Families; Environment & Energy; Government & Politics; Health; Law & Order; Religion & Ethics; and Social Issues. 

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February 3, 2015

The Power of Coding - Using NVivo to tell the Story

When: Thursday, February 5, 10:00am PST (1:00pm EST)

Register

February 3, 2015

Find and apply for restricted-use data from NAHDAP: National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program

When:  February 12, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. PST (1:00 p.m. EST)

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2627235020054159874

Invitation from ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research):

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January 15, 2015

Welcome to our new Web site!  This announcement is among the first of regular blog posts about SSDS special events and new software and data resources and services.  As always, we welcome your feedback about our new site!  Send your comments to: consult-ssds@lists.stanford.edu   Some highlights include:

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