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Title:  Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002) Third Follow-up Restricted-use Data File
Description: This is the restricted-use data file for the Third Follow-up of the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002). This release includes data for the Base Year, First Follow-up, High School Transcript and Second Follow-up collections. New data focus on postsecondary persistence and completion; financial aid and debt, initial workforce and career experiences; income and benefits; family formation and civic engagement.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: January 2014
Web Release: January 28, 2014
Publication #: NCES 2014362
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Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Data File
Survey/Program Areas: Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Data File, please contact:
Elise Christopher.
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