Many people contributed to the completion of this report. At NCES, Val Plisko reviewed the report and provided thoughtful feedback on the content and technical aspects of the report. The authors also wish to thank Alexa Van Brunt and Sandy Eyster of ESSI for their contributions to the report.
Several other reviewers helped shape the final report. These reviewers include: Kathryn Chandler, Patrick Rooney, and Shelley Burns of the National Center for Education Statistics; Jack Klenk of the U.S. Department of Educationís Office of Non-Public Education; and Kevin Bromer, Nina Emerson, and Aparna Sundaram of the Education Statistics Services Institute.
Westat Incorporated collected and documented the NHES data and helped design the data collection. We would also like to thank the parents who completed the interviews upon which this report is based.