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Title:  The 2009 High School Transcript Study Userís Guide
Description: This userís guide documents the procedures used to collect and summarize the data from the 2009 High School Transcript Study. Chapters detail the sampling of schools and graduates, data collection procedures, data processing procedures, weighting procedures, and the 2009 data files and codebooks that are encompassed by this report. The appendices contain the data collection and documentation forms; associated National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2009 questionnaires; information concerning nonresponse bias associated with creating the HSTS weights; a description of the Classification of Secondary School Courses (CSSC), which was used to code the courses on the collected transcripts, plus a complete listing of CSSC codes; codebooks for all of the 2009 data files; and a glossary.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: June 2011
Web Release: September 29, 2011
Publication #: NCES 2011465
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Nord, C., Hicks, L., Hoover, K., Jones, M., Lin, A., Lyons, M., Perkins, R., Roey, S., Rust, K, and Sickles, D. (WESTAT); J. Brown (NCES)
Type of Product: Technical/Methodological Report
Survey/Program Areas: High School Transcript Studies (HST)
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical/Methodological Report, please contact:
Elise Christopher.
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