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Version 1.1 – Updated August 2021

Family on welfare / state aid

Overview

  • Influence: Family on welfare / state aid
  • Domain: Home
  • Sub-Domain: Family resources
  • Potential to Accelerate Student Achievement: Likely to have a negative impact
  • Influence Definition: There are many forms of welfare and state aid to assist families.

Evidence

  • Number of meta-analyses: 1
  • Number of studies: 8
  • Number of students: 0
  • Number of effects: 8
  • Effect size: -0.12

Meta-Analyses

Meta-Analyses
Journal Title Author First Author's Country Article Name Year Published Variable Number of Studies Number of Students Number of Effects Effect Size
Journal of Research on Adolescence Gennetian, Duncan, Knox, Clark-Kauffman, & London USA How Welfare Policies Affect Adolescents' School Outcomes: A Synthesis of Evidence from Experimental Studies 2002 Families receiving welfare on school achievement 8 0 8 -0.12
TOTAL/AVERAGE 8 0 8 -0.12

Confidence

The Confidence is the average of these four measures, each divided into five approximately equal groups and assigned a value from 1 to 5 based on the following criteria:

  • Number of Meta-analyses
    • 1 = 1
    • 2 = 2–3
    • 3 = 4–6
    • 4 = 7–9
    • 5 = 10+
  • Number of Studies
    • 1 = 1–10
    • 2 = 11–50
    • 3 = 51–200
    • 4 = 201–400
    • 5 = 400+
  • Number of Students
    • 1 = 1–2,500
    • 2 = 2,501–10,000
    • 3 = 10,000–20,000
    • 4 = 20,000–100,000
    • 5 = 100,001+
  • Number of Effects
    • 1 = 1–100
    • 2 = 101–300
    • 3 = 301–600
    • 4 = 601–1,200
    • 5 = 1,200+
Confidences
Number of Meta-Analyses Number of Studies Number of Students Number of Effects Overall Confidence
Confidence Factor 1 1 1 1 1
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