Now, whose schools are really better (or weaker) than Germany's? A multiple testing approach
AbstractUsing PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study) data, we investigate which countries' schools can be be classified as significantly better or weaker than Germany's as regards the reading literacy of primary school children. The `standard' approach is to conduct separate tests for each country relative to the reference country (Germany) and to reject the null of equally good schools for all those countries whose $p$-value satisfies p_i
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PIRLS; Multiple Testing; Multi-Country Comparisons;
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