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Title:  An Examination of the Conditions of School Facilities Attended by 10th-Grade Students in 2002
Description: This report presents key findings from the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002) Facilities Checklist for all ELS:2002 public and private schools and students in the 10th grade. The first section presents findings at the school level. National estimates on the appearance, safety and security, noise levels, and neighborhood conditions for public and private 10th-grade schools in 2002 are provided. The second section presents a description of the number and percentage of 10th-grade students who attend schools with a particular condition. In this section, national estimates on the number of 10th-grade public and private school students that attend schools with certain characteristics based on structural appearance and safety and security are provided. Appendixes discuss the goals and objectives of the ELS:2002 study, the base year study design and methodology. Also, discussions of base year sampling, weighting, response rates, and standard errors follow. Additionally, an account is provided of the statistical procedures employed for this report. A glossary is presented and, finally, the facilities checklist instrument is duplicated.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: October 2005
Web Release: October 28, 2005
Print Release: October 28, 2005
Publication #: NCES 2006302
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Planty, Michael, Research Triangle Institute DeVoe, Jill, Education Statistics Services Institute
Type of Product: First Look / ED TAB
Survey/Program Areas: Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this First Look / ED TAB, please contact:
Kathryn A. Chandler.
 
 
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