The authors wish to thank the many individuals who contributed to the development of the survey and this report. Bernard Greene was the NCES Project Officer. Westat's Project Director was Laurie Lewis, and the survey manager was Basmat Parsad. Debbie Alexander directed the data collection efforts, assisted by Ratna Basavaraju and Anjali Pandit. Robert Delfierro and Alla Belenky were the programmers, Carol Litman was the editor, and Sylvie Warren was responsible for formatting the report.
The NCES staff who reviewed the report and provided valuable suggestions include Bruce Taylor, Val Plisko, Kathryn Chandler, and Peter Tice. Reviewers outside of NCES were Joanne Guthrie of the Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Monica Woods of the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, U.S. Department of Education. This report was also reviewed by Monica Arntz, Kevin Bromer, Stephen Mistler, Pia Peltola, Mary Mclaughlin, Dan McGrath, Grace Boachie-Ansah, Juliet Diehl, and Greg Kienzl of the Education Statistics Services Institute, American Institutes for Research. In addition, the report was reviewed by Sheryl Lazarus of the Institute of Education Sciences.