# The principal of a middle school claims that test scores of the seventh-graders at his school vary less than the test scores of the seventh-graders

The principal of a middle school claims that test scores of the seventh-graders at his school vary less than the test scores of the seventh-graders at a neighboring school, which have variation described by σ = 14.7. Assuming that a hypothesis test of the claim has been conducted and that the conclusion is to reject the null hypothesis, state the conclusion in nontechnical terms.