On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Star data set which pertains to Effects on Learning of Small Class Sizes . The Star data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Star data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Star"). This will load the data into a variable called Star. If R says the Star data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Ecdat") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Star R data set. The size of this file is about 276,230 bytes.
Effects on Learning of Small Class Sizes
a cross-section from 1985-89
number of observations : 5748
observation : individuals
country : United States
A dataframe containing :
total math scaled score
total reading scaled score
type of class, a factor with levels (regular,small.class,regular.with.aide)
years of total teaching experience
a factor with levels (boy,girl)
qualified for free lunch ?
a factor with levels (white,black,other)
school indicator variable
Project STAR http://www.heros-inc.org/star.htm.
Stock, James H. and Mark W. Watson (2003) Introduction to Econometrics, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, chapter 11.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.