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Title:  USER'S MANUAL: NELS:88 Base-Year to Fourth Follow-up: Student Component Data File
Description: This data file user's manual documents the procedures and methodologies employed during the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88). The manual is designed to provide guidance and documentation for users of the public-release data for the base-year data collection in 1988 through the fourth follow-up study, which took place 12 years later in 2000 (NELS:88/2000). Included in this report are also the results of the intermediate data collections, which took place in 1990 (the first follow-up study, 1992 (the second follow-up study), and 1994 (the third follow-up NELS:88/94). This manual will familiarize the user with each wave of NELS:88
Online Availability:
Cover Date: July 2002
Web Release: August 23, 2002
Print Release: August 22, 2002
Publication #: NCES 2002323
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Thomas R. Curtin, Steven J. Ingels, Shiying Wu, & Ruth Heuer, Research Triangle Institute
Type of Product: User's Manual/Data File Documentation
Survey/Program Areas: National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this User's Manual/Data File Documentation, please contact:
Jeffrey A. Owings.
 
 
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