The authors acknowledge the comments and suggestions of Marilyn Seastrom of the Statistical Standards Program. Thanks to Ben Kaplan, Jason Murray, and Aparna Sundaram, Education Statistics Services Institute, for their comments and suggestions. Thanks also to Graciela Thomen, Sevatec, and Joanna Bujard, Kforce Government Solutions, for formatting the text and tables in this report.
The survey was performed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. The Education Surveys Branch, Demographic Surveys Division, led by Steven Tourkin (Chief), monitored the data collection and prepared processing specifications, the codebook, and the technical notes section of this report. Xiaodong Guan, Chief of the Consumer Expenditures Surveys Programming Branch, assisted by Jennifer Peterson, supervised the data processing activities, including edits, data inputs, table production, and final file preparation. Technical assistance was provided by Dennis Schwanz (Chief), Toni Warner, Betty Jackson, and Randy Parmer of the Longitudinal Surveys Branch; and Meagan Wilson and Jill Harbison of the Sample Design Management Branch; and Guech Nay Tech of the Longitudinal, Expenditure and Victimization Programming Branch, Demographic Statistical Methods Division.
We are interested in your reaction to the information presented here about the Private School Universe Survey data collection system. We welcome your recommendations for improving our survey work. If you have suggestions or comments or want more information about this report, please contact:
Private School Universe Survey
National Center for Education Statistics
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Washington, DC 20006-5651