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A school system has assigned several hundred “chronic and severe” underachievers to an alternative educational experience. To assess the program, a random sample of 35 students has been selected for comparison with all students in the system.

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*(Hint: Note the wording of the research questions. Is a one-tailed test justified? Is the program a success if the students in the program are no different from students systemwide? What if the program students were performing at lower levels? If a one-tailed test is used, what form should the research hypothesis take? Where will the critical region begin?*

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c. In terms of standardized test scores in math and reading, was the program a success? Math Test- Systemwide Math Test- Program µ = 103 X= 106 %3D S= 2.0 N= 35