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Title:  The 2005 High School Transcript Study Userís Guide and Technical Report
Description: This technical report documents the procedures used to collect and summarize the data from the 2005 High School Transcript Study (HSTS 2005). Chapters detail the sampling of schools and graduates, data collection procedures, data processing procedures, weighting procedures, and the HSTS 2005 data files and codebooks that are encompassed by this report. The appendices contain the HSTS 2005 data collection and documentation forms; associated National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2005 questionnaires; information concerning nonresponse bias associated with creating the HSTS weights; a description of the Classification of Secondary School Courses (CSSC), which was used to code the courses on the HSTS 2005 transcripts, plus a complete listing of CSSC codes; codebooks for all of the HSTS 2005 data files; and a glossary. This revision includes this errata notice: Errors were found in some tables and text within the report that have now been corrected. These corrections affected certain numbers and percentages reported in tables 2, 3, 5, 6, 10-17, and Appendices P through W.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: December 2008
Web Release: November 13, 2008
Publication #: NCES 2009480REV
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: C. Shettle, M. Cubell, K. Hoover, D. Kastberg, S. Legum, M. Lyons, R. Perkins, L. Rizzo, S. Roey, D. Sickles - Westat; J. Brown - National Center for Education Statistics
Type of Product: Technical/Methodological Report
Survey/Program Areas: High School Transcript Studies (HST)
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical/Methodological Report, please contact:
Linda Hamilton.