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Data Collection Procedures

The ECLS-K:2023 will collect information from the child selected for the study, the child’s parents/guardians, teachers, and schools. The data collection will consist of:


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Web surveys with parents


One on one assessment of child

One-on-one assessments of children

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Child questionnaires (in the later rounds)

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Web surveys with parents, teachers, and school administrators

Information on planned data collection procedures is available for public review and comment prior to the start of each study round in the requests to conduct the study submitted to the Office of Management and Budget. Final data collection procedures will be described in depth in the study documentation that will be released with the study’s data files.