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Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Study - BTLS  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Study Home Page The Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Study (BTLS) is a new study of a cohort of beginning public school teachers initially interviewed as part of the 2007-08 Schools and Staffing Survey. The study will create an unfolding “story” by following this cohort of first-year teachers for a decade.
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Career/Technical Education Statistics - CTES  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Career/Technical Education Statistics Home Page The 2006 Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act mandates that "as a regular part of its assessments, the National Center for Education Statistics shall collect and report information on career and technical education for a nationally representative sample of students." To meet this requirement, NCES uses the Career/Technical Education Statistics (CTES) system. The CTES system relies on existing and special-purpose NCES surveys to provide data on career/technical education from students, faculty, and schools at the secondary and postsecondary levels, as well as on adults seeking work-related education and training.
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Common Core of Data - CCD  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Common Core of Data Home Page CCD is a comprehensive, annual, national statistical database of information concerning all approximately 100,000 public elementary and secondary schools and approximately 18,000 public school districts (including supervisory unions and regional education service agencies), which contains data that are designed to be comparable across all states. The CCD consists of five surveys completed annually by state education departments from their administrative records. Information included are: a general description of schools and school districts, including name, address, and phone number; data on students and staff, including demographics; and fiscal data, including revenues and current expenditures.
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Crime and Safety Surveys - CSS  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Crime and Safety Surveys Home Page NCES carries out a variety of activities to collect data on crime, violence and safety in U.S. elementary and secondary schools. This is achieved through the Crime and Safety Surveys program which oversees student surveys, school principal surveys and other surveys; such as the School Survey on Crime and Safety, the School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey and a facilities supplement to the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002. Topics in these surveys include: gangs, bullying, student victimization, drug availability, fear and avoidance behaviors, disciplinary actions, prevention activities, school safety programs and policies, use of school security, and school facilities measures.
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Current Population Survey, October - CPS  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Current Population Survey, October Home Page The CPS is a monthly survey designed to collect data on labor force participation of the civilian noninstitutional population. (It excludes military personnel and inmates of institutions.) In October of each year, questions on school enrollment by grade and other school characteristics are asked about each member of the household.
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Early Childhood Longitudinal Study - ECLS  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Early Childhood Longitudinal Study Home Page Early Childhood Longitudinal Studies program is sponsored primarily by NCES in collaboration with other federal agencies and organizations. The program is comprised of two longitudinal studies: the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K) and the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS-B). Combined, these studies provide detailed information on children's health, early care and early school experiences. The ECLS-K began in Fall of 1998 with a nationally representative sample of approximately 21,000 kindergartners from about 1,000 kindergarten programs, both public and private. These children were followed longitudinally through the eighth grade, with data collections in the fall and spring of kindergarten and first grade, in the spring of third and fifth grade, and follow-ups in eighth grade. The ECLS-B includes a nationally representative sample of approximately 14,000 children born in the calendar year 2001 who were followed longitudinally from birth through kindergarten entry, with data collected from the child's birth certificate and when the children were about 9 months of age, 2 years of age, preschoolers and kindergartners.
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Education Finance Statistics Center - EDFIN  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Education Finance Statistics Center Home Page The EDFIN is designed to conduct research to improve the collection and reporting of education finance information. EDFIN projects explore definitional, measurement, collection, reporting, and analysis issues related to education finance for elementary/secondary or postsecondary public or private education.
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Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 - ELS  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 Home Page The Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002) is a longitudinal survey that will monitor the transitions of a national sample of young people as they progress from tenth grade to, eventually, the world of work. ELS:2002 will obtain information not just from students and their school records, but also from students' parents, their teachers, their librarians and the administrators of their schools.
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Fast Response Survey System - FRSS  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Fast Response Survey System Home Page The FRSS was established in 1975 to collect issue-oriented data quickly and with minimum response burden. FRSS was designed to meet the data needs of Department of Education analysts, planners, and decision makers when information could not be collected quickly through traditional NCES surveys. The data collected through FRSS are representative at the national level, drawing from a universe that is appropriate for each study.
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High School and Beyond - HS&B  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

High School and Beyond Home Page The HS&B describes the activities of seniors and sophomores as they progressed through high school, postsecondary education, and into the workplace. The data span 1980 through 1992 and include parent, teacher, high school transcripts, student financial aid records, and postsecondary transcripts in addition to student questionnaires and interviews.
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High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 - HSLS:09  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 Home Page This fall, NCES launches the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009, which will follow a cohort of more than 25,000 9th graders through their high school, postsecondary, and early career experiences, focusing on college decision-making and on math learning based on a new algebra assessment. Data will be collected from students, administrators, math and science teachers, school counselors (new!), parents, and administrative records.
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High School Transcript Studies - HST  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

High School Transcript Studies Home Page High school transcript studies have been conducted by NCES as part of the Longitudinal Studies Program and the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) High School Transcript (HSTS) Studies program since 1982. Each transcript study is associated with a major NCES data collection.
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Middle Grades Longitudinal Study of 2016–17 - MGLS:2017  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Middle Grades Longitudinal Study of 2016–17 Home Page MGLS:2017 is the first study to follow a nationally-representative sample of students as they enter and move through the middle grades. Repeated measures of key constructs will provide a rich descriptive picture of the academic progress, experiences and lives of students during these critical years and will allow researchers to examine associations between contextual factors and student outcomes. There is a special focus on socioemotional and executive function measures, as well as successful transition to high school and later education and career outcomes. The MGLS emphasis on inclusiveness involves oversampling students in several IDEA disability groups.
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National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 - NELS:88  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 Home Page The NELS:88, which began with an 8th grade cohort in 1988, provides trend data about critical transitions experienced by young people as they develop, attend school, and embark on their careers. Data were collected from students and their parents, teachers, and high school principals and from existing school records such as high school transcripts. Cognitive tests (math, science, reading, and history) were administered during the base year (1988), first follow up (1990), and second follow up (1992). Third follow up data were collected in 1994. All dropouts, who could be located, were retained in the study. A fourth follow-up was completed in 2000.
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National Household Education Survey - NHES  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

National Household Education Survey Home Page The National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES) is a household-based data collection system designed to address a wide range of education related issues. The NHES collects timely data about the educational activities of the U.S. population. NHES surveys have been conducted in 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, and 2007. The most recent data collection in 2007 consisted of two surveys: School Readiness and Parent and Family Involvement in Education. Most NHES surveys have been conducted on a repeating basis to measure the same phenomena at different points in time. The NHES includes surveys on adult education, parent and family involvement in education, before- and after-school programs and activities, civic involvement, early childhood program participation, household library use, school readiness, and school safety and discipline.
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National Longitudinal Study of the H.S. Class of 1972 - NLS-72  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

National Longitudinal Study of the H.S. Class of 1972 Home Page The NLS-72 describes the transition of young adults from high school through postsecondary education and the workplace. The data span 1972 through 1986 and include postsecondary transcripts.
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Private School Survey - PSS  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Private School Survey Home Page The purposes of Private School Survey (PSS) data collection activities are: to build an accurate and complete list of private schools to serve as a sampling frame for NCES sample surveys of private schools; and to report data on the total number of private schools, teachers, and students in the survey universe. The PSS has been conducted every 2 years with the first collection taking place during the 1989-90 school year.
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Rural Education in America - Rural  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Rural Education in America Home Page This site provides links to data and information on current and changing conditions in education in rural America. The site provides access to recent data collected by NCES including: enrollments; National Assessment of Educational Progress scores; coursetaking, dropouts and transition to college; availability of advanced course offerings and technology, teacher characteristics, class size, technology, discipline and facilities; and support for learning, including parents’ satisfaction and involvement, community support, and financial support. The site also has links to other information resources, including relevant U.S. Department of Education programs and research and promising practices related to rural education.
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School District Demographics System - SDDS  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

School District Demographics System Home Page The School District Demographics website provides access to school district geographic and demographic data useful for describing and analyzing characteristics of school districts, children, and K-12 education.
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School Survey on Crime and Safety - SSOCS  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

School Survey on Crime and Safety Home Page The School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) collects information on crime and safety from U.S. public school principals. SSOCS was administered in the spring of 2000 and again in the spring of 2004. SSOCS is a nationally representative, cross-sectional survey of 3,000 public elementary and secondary schools. Data are collected on such topics as frequency and types of crimes at school, frequency and types of disciplinary actions at school, perceptions of other disciplinary problems, and descriptions of school policies and programs concerning crime and safety.
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Schools and Staffing Survey - SASS  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Schools and Staffing Survey Home Page The Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) collects extensive data on American public and private elementary and secondary schools. Teachers, principals, schools, school districts and library media centers are components of the SASS survey system. SASS provides data on characteristics and qualifications of teachers and principals, teacher hiring practices, professional development, class size and other conditions in schools. SASS data are designed to allow comparisons of public and private schools and staff and permit the analysis of trend data. In addition, SASS data are state-representative for the public sector and affiliation-representative for the private sector. Public schools are also linked to their respective districts. Public charter schools, their teachers and principals were included in the 1999-2000 administration of the SASS. SASS was administered in the 2003-04 school year and again in the 2007-08 school year.
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State Education Reforms - SER  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

State Education Reforms Home Page The State Education Reforms website draws primarily on data collected by organizations other than NCES. It serves as a general resource on major developments in state-level education policies. Initially based on the publication 'Overview and Inventory of State Education Reforms: 1990 to 2000,' this site is updated periodically to incorporate new data. Currently, this site generally reflects information collected through 2014.
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Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems Grant Program - SLDS  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems Grant Program Home Page The U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES) awarded grants to 41 states and the District of Columbia to aid them in the design and implementation of statewide longitudinal data systems. These systems are intended to enhance the ability of states to efficiently and accurately manage, analyze, and use education data, including individual student records. The data systems developed with funds from these grants should help states, districts, schools, and teachers make data-driven decisions to improve student learning, as well as facilitate research to increase student achievement and close achievement gaps.
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Urban Education in America - Urban  |   Staff    All Products    Last 90 Days

Urban Education in America Home Page This site provides links to data and information on current and changing conditions in education in urban America. The site provides access to recent data collected by NCES including: enrollments; National Assessment of Educational Progress scores; dropout and transition to college rates; teacher characteristics and student/teacher ratios; school discipline and school crime; school facilities and access to technology; and support for learning, including community support, and financial support. The site also has links to other information resources, including relevant U.S. Department of Education programs and research and promising practices related to urban education.
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