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Title: A Profile of the American High School Sophomore in 2002: Initial Results From the Base Year of the Longitudinal Study of 2002
Description: This report presents findings from the base year of the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), a new longitudinal study of high school students. The report provides descriptive information about the experiences and characteristics of a nationally representative sample of 10th-graders who were studied in the spring term of the 2001-02 school year. It examines the cohortís sociodemographic characteristics, school experiences, participation in extracurricular activities, time use, tested achievement in reading and mathematics, and educational expectations and plans.
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Cover Date: March 2005
Web Release: March 10, 2005
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Publication #: NCES 2005338
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Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS)
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