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The Resource Elements of success : how type of secondary education credential helps predict enlistee attrition, Susan Burkhauser, Lawrence M. Hanser, Chaitra M. Hardison

Elements of success : how type of secondary education credential helps predict enlistee attrition, Susan Burkhauser, Lawrence M. Hanser, Chaitra M. Hardison

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Elements of success : how type of secondary education credential helps predict enlistee attrition
Title
Elements of success
Title remainder
how type of secondary education credential helps predict enlistee attrition
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Susan Burkhauser, Lawrence M. Hanser, Chaitra M. Hardison
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How type of secondary education credential helps predict enlistee attrition
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eng
Summary
The U.S military services have traditionally used a tiering system, including education credentials such as high school diplomas, in combination with Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) scores to help gauge the likelihood of a recruit persevering through his or her first term of service. But what about less traditional credentials, such as diplomas earned through homeschooling and distance learning? The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) asked RAND to examine whether its current education-credential tiering policy is still useful in predicting first-term attrition. The authors examined attrition rates at 12, 24, and 36 months of service for all enlistees from 2000 through 2011. Using statistical regression techniques, they compared attrition rates for those with distance learning or homeschool credentials to those of high school diploma holders, after controlling for other observable population differences. Overall, the analyses support current tiering policy classifying homeschool diplomas as Tier 1 if a recruit's AFQT score is 50 or higher (i.e., they are treated the same as high school diploma holders) or Tier 2 if a recruit's AFQT score is lower than 50. The results also support classifying distance learning credentials as Tier 2 regardless of AFQT score
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Burkhauser, Susan
Dewey number
355.2/230973
Funding information
The research described in this report was prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense ... under Contract W74V8H-06-C-0002.
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illustrations
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no index present
LC call number
UB323
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • technical reports
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  • Hanser, Lawrence M
  • Hardison, Chaitra M
  • National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
  • Rand Corporation
Series statement
RAND Corporation research report series
Series volume
RR-374-OSD
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  • Military discharge
  • United States
  • United States
  • Education, Secondary
  • United States
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Elements of success : how type of secondary education credential helps predict enlistee attrition, Susan Burkhauser, Lawrence M. Hanser, Chaitra M. Hardison
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 47)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Attrition Analyses -- Study Findings -- Conclusions and Recommendations -- Appendix A: Descriptive Statistics for Key Variables -- Appendix B: Effectiveness of the Propensity Weights -- Appendix C: Models Used in Doubly Robust Regression Analysis -- Appendix D: Simple Logistic Regression Model
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 47 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833085221
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
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remote
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Elements of success : how type of secondary education credential helps predict enlistee attrition, Susan Burkhauser, Lawrence M. Hanser, Chaitra M. Hardison
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 47)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Attrition Analyses -- Study Findings -- Conclusions and Recommendations -- Appendix A: Descriptive Statistics for Key Variables -- Appendix B: Effectiveness of the Propensity Weights -- Appendix C: Models Used in Doubly Robust Regression Analysis -- Appendix D: Simple Logistic Regression Model
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 47 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833085221
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote

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