TORONTO, December 11, 2015 – At a special reading celebration hosted by Corus Entertainment, First Book Canada presented their one-millionth book donation to Jordan, a grade two student from St. Thanks to generous support from publishing and corporate partners working with First Book Canada, Jordan and children across Canada received brand new books to call their own over the course of the year.
“It all starts with getting books into the hands of the children who need them most,” said Tom Best, executive director of First Book Canada.
Little p-value What are you trying to say Of significance?
— Stephen Ziliak, Roosevelt University economics professor How many statisticians does it take to ensure at least a 50 percent chance of a disagreement about p-values?
A February 2015 report from the state’s Legislative Analyst’s Office claimed that although Gov.
Jerry Brown's budget assumed a reduction of 1,900 inmates in 2015-16 due to Proposition 47, this was likely an underestimation of the measure’s effects.
The results can be devastating, said Donald Berry, a biostatistician at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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“Researchers have chased wild geese, finding too often that statistically significant conclusions could not be reproduced.” Faulty statistical conclusions, he added, have real economic consequences.
“The p-value was never intended to be a substitute for scientific reasoning,” the ASA’s executive director, Ron Wasserstein, said in a press release.
The report estimated that state savings would range from 0 million to 0 million beginning in the 2016-17 fiscal year.
As a result of jail population reductions from the proposition, Los Angeles County was one of several counties that were able to end "early release," a practice implemented in response to realignment.
But a child without access to books won’t have the chance to become an engaged and capable reader.