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Title: Technical Report and User Guide for the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)
Description: This technical report and user guide is designed to provide researchers with an overview of the design and implementation of PISA 2015 in the United States, as well as information on how to access the PISA 2015 data. The report includes information about sampling requirements and sampling in the United States; participation rates at the school and student level; how schools and students were recruited; instrument development; field operations used for collecting data; detail concerning various aspects of data management, including data processing, scaling, and weighting. In addition, the report describes the data available from both international and U.S. sources, special issues in analyzing the PISA 2015 data, as well as a description of merging data files.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: December 2017
Web Release: December 19, 2017
Publication #: NCES 2017095
Center/Program: NCES
Associated Centers: IES
Type of Product: Technical/Methodological Report
Survey/Program Areas: International Activities Program (IAP)
Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical/Methodological Report, please contact:
Samantha Burg.