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Title:  NCES Handbook of Survey Methods
Description: This publication presents explanations of how each survey program in NCES obtains and prepares the data it publishes. The Handbook aims to provide users of NCES data with the information necessary to evaluate the suitability of the statistics for their needs, with a focus on the methodologies for survey design, data collection, and data processing.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: April 2003
Web Release: May 1, 2003
Print Release: Currently only available online, print version forthcoming.
Publication #: NCES 2003603
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Lori Thurgood, Elizabeth Walter, George Carter, Susan Henn, Gary Huang, Daniel Nooter, Wray Smith, R. William Cash, and Sameena Salvucci
Type of Product: Handbook
Survey/Program Areas: Statistical Standards Program (SSP)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Handbook, please contact:
Marilyn M. Seastrom.