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Title: High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09): A First Look at Fall 2009 Ninth-Graders' Parents, Teachers, School Counselors, and School Administrators
Description: This report features initial findings from the base year of a new longitudinal study that started with a nationally representative cohort of ninth-graders in the fall of 2009. This report focuses on the contextual data provided by students' parents and school staff.

The analyses examine parents' educational expectations for their ninth-graders as well as savings for postsecondary education; teachers' preparation and experience; and school administratorsí challenges in managing studentsí schools across students' socioeconomic and academic backgrounds.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: August 2011
Web Release: September 13, 2011
Publication #: NCES 2011355
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: First Look / ED TAB
Survey/Program Areas: High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09)
Achievement (Student)
College Preparation
High School
Longitudinal Studies
Secondary Education
Questions: For questions about the content of this First Look / ED TAB, please contact:
Elise Christopher.