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Title:  Parent and Student Expectations of Highest Education Level
Description: The High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09) is a nationally representative, longitudinal study of over 23,000 9th graders in 2009. This study follows students throughout their secondary and postsecondary years assessing student trajectories, major fields of study, and career paths. The Base Year collection occurred in 2009, with a First Follow-up in 2012 and a Second Follow-up in 2016. Parents were asked to select the highest level of education that they expected their child to complete. At several points over time, students were asked to select the highest level of education they expected themselves to complete.
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Cover Date: January 2019
Web Release: January 8, 2019
Publication #: NCES 2019015
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Elise Covert
Type of Product: Data Point
Survey/Program Areas: High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Data Point, please contact:
Elise Christopher.