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School and Staffing Survey (SASS)



7. Methodology and evaluation Reports

General

Aritomi, P., and Coopersmith, J. (2009). Characteristics of Public School Districts in the United States: Results From the 2007-08 Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES 2009-320). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2009320.

Broene, P. (1991a). User’s Manual: 1987–88 Schools and Staffing Survey - Public School Administrator Questionnaire Data (NCES 91-137). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=91137.

Broene, P. (1991b.) User’s Manual: 1987–88 Schools and Staffing Survey - Public School Data (NCES 91-136). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=91136.

Cox, S., Parmer, R., Strizek, G., and Thomas, T. (2016). Documentation for the 2011–12 Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES 2016-817). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=20 16817.

Goldring, R., Taie, S. Rizzo, L. Colby, D. and Fraser, A. (2013). User’s Manual for the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey Volume 1: Overview (NCES 2013-330). National Center for EducationStatistics, U.S. Department of Education.Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2014356.

Gruber, K.J., Rohr, C.L., and Fondelier, S.E. (1994). 1990–91 Schools and Staffing Survey: Data File User’s Manual Volume I: Survey Documentation (NCES 93-144-I). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=93144.

Gruber, K.J., Rohr, C.L., and Fondelier, S.E. (1996). 1993–94 Schools and Staffing Survey: Data File User’s Manual, Volume I: Survey Documentation (NCES 96-142). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=96142.

Rouk, Ü., Weiner, L., and Riley, D. (1999). What Users Say About Schools and Staffing Survey Publications (NCES Working Paper 1999-10). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=199910.

Tourkin, S.C., Pugh, K.W., Fondelier, S.E., Parmer, R.J., Cole, C., Jackson, B., Warner, T., and Weant, G. (2004). 1999–2000 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) Data File User’s Manual (NCES 2004-303). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2004303.

Tourkin, S., Thomas, T., Swaim, N., Cox, S., Parmer, R., Jackson, B., Cole, C., and Zhang, B. (2010). Documentation for the 2007-08 Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES 2010-332). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2010332.

Tourkin, S.C., Warner, T., Parmer, R., Cole, C., Jackson, B., Zukerburg, A., Cox, S., and Soderborg, A. (2007). Documentation for the 2003–04 Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES 2007-337). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2007337.

Uses of Data

McGrath, D.J., and Luekens, M.T. (2000). A Research Agenda for the 1999–2000 Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES Working Paper 2000-10). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=200010.

Mullens, J.E., and Kasprzyk, D. (1997). The Schools and Staffing Survey: Recommendations for the Future (NCES 97-596). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=97596.

Wiley, S.D., and Reynolds, K.A. (1999). Tracking Secondary Use of the Schools and Staffing Survey Data: Preliminary Results (NCES Working Paper 1999-02). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubs99/199902.pdf.

Survey Designs

Abramson, R., Cole, C., Fondelier, S., Jackson, B., Parmer, R., and Kaufman, S. (1996). 1993–94 Schools and Staffing Survey: Sample Design and Estimation (NCES 96-089). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=96089.

Baker, D.P., Levine, R., Han, M., and Garet, M. (1998). A Feasibility Study of Longitudinal Design for Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES Working Paper 98-16). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9816.

Ingersoll, R.M. (1995). An Agenda for Research on Teachers and Schools: Revisiting NCES’ Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES Working Paper 95-18). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9518.

Ingersoll, R.M. (1996). National Assessments of Teacher Quality (NCES Working Paper 96-24). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9624.

Isaacs, J.B., Best, C.M., Cullen, A.D., Garet, M.S., and Sherman, J.D. (1998). Collection of Public School Expenditure Data: Development of a Questionnaire (NCES Working Paper 98-01). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9801.

Isaacs, J.B., Garet, M.S., Sherman, J.D., Cullen, A., and Phelps, R. (1999). Collection of Resource and Expenditure Data on the Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES Working Paper 1999-07). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=199907.

Kaufman, S. (1991). 1988 Schools and Staffing Survey Sample Design and Estimation (NCES 91-127). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=91127.

Kaufman, S., and Huang, H. (1993). 1990–91 Schools and Staffing Survey: Sample Design and Estimation (NCES 93-449). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=93449.

Levine, R.E., Chambers, J.G., Dueñas, I.E., and Hikido, C.S. (1997). Improving the Measurement of Staffing Resources at the School Level: The Development of Recommendations for NCES for the Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES Working Paper 97-42). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9742.

Rollefson, M. (1998). The Redesign of the Schools and Staffing Survey for 1999–2000: A Position Paper (NCES Working Paper 98-08). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9808.

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Data Quality and Comparability

Bushery, J., Schreiner, I., and Sebron, G. (1998). Response Variance in the 1993–94 Schools and Staffing Survey: A Reinterview Report (NCES Working Paper 98-02). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9802.

Efron, B. (1982). The Jackknife, the Bootstrap, and Other Resampling Plans. Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics CBMS-NSF Monographs, 38.

Hamann, T.A. (2000). Evaluating the Coverage of the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics’ Public Elementary/Secondary School Frame. In The Second International Conference on Establishment Surveys: Survey Methods for Businesses, Farms, and Institutions (pp. 79–88). Arlington, VA: American Statistical Association.

Jabine, T. (1994). Quality Profile for SASS: Aspects of the Quality of Data in the Schools and Staffing Surveys (SASS) (NCES 94-340). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=94340.

Jenkins, C.R. (1997). Report of Cognitive Research on the Public and Private School Teacher Questionnaires for the Schools and Staffing Survey 1993–94 School Year (NCES Working Paper 97-10). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9710.

Jenkins, C.R., and Von Thurn, D. (1996). Cognitive Research on the Teacher Listing Form for the Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES Working Paper 96-05). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9605.

Jenkins, C.R., and Wetzel, A. (1995). The Results of the 1991–92 Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS) Reinterview and Extensive Reconciliation (NCES Working Paper 95-10). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9510.

Kalton, G., Winglee, M., Krawchuk, S., and Levine, D. (2000). Quality Profile for SASS Rounds 1–3: 1987–1995, Aspects of the Quality of Data in the Schools and Staffing Surveys (SASS) (NCES 2000-308). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2000308.

Lee, H., Burke, J., and Rust, K. (2000). Evaluating the Coverage of the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics’ Public and Private School Frames Using Data From the National Assessment of Educational Progress. In The Second International Conference on Establishment Surveys: Survey Methods for Businesses, Farms, and Institutions (pp. 89–98). Arlington, VA: American Statistical Association.

Monaco, D., Salvucci, S., Zhang, F., and Hu, M. (1997). An Analysis of Total Nonesponse in the 1993–94 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) (NCES 98-243). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=98243.

Owens, S. (1997). Coverage Evaluation of the 1994–95 Common Core of Data: Public Elementary/Secondary Education Agency Universe Survey (NCES 97-505). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=97505.

Royce, D. (1994). 1991 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) Reinterview Response Variance Report (NCES 94-03). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9403.

Salvucci, S., Conley, V., Fink, S., and Saba, M. (1997). Measurement Error Studies at the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES 97-464). National Center for Education Statistics, Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=97464.

Salvucci, S., Holt, A., and Moonesingle, R. (1995). Design Effects and Generalized Variance Functions for the 1990–91 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS): Volume II, Technical Report (NCES 95-342-II). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=95342-II.

Salvucci, S., and Weng, S. (1995). Design Effects and Generalized Variance Functions for the 1990–91 Schools and Staffing Surveys (SASS) Volume I—User’s Manual (NCES 95-342-I). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=95342-I.

Scheuren, F., Monaco, D., Zhang, F., Ikosi, G., and Chang, M. (1996). An Exploratory Analysis of Response Rates in the 1990–91 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) (NCES 96-338). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=96338.

Sitter, R. (1990). Comparing Three Bootstrap Methods for Survey Data. Technical Report Series of the Laboratory for Research in Statistics and Probability. Carleton University.

U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (1994). A Bootstrap Variance Estimator for the Schools and Staffing Survey; Balanced Half-Sample Replication With Aggregation Units. In Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), Papers Presented at the Meetings of the American Statistical Association (NCES Working Paper 94-01). Washington, DC: Author. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid =9401.

U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (1996). Properties of the Schools and Staffing Survey Bootstrap Variance Estimator. In Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS): 1995 Selected Papers Presented at the 1995 Meeting of the American Statistical Association (NCES Working Paper 96-02). Washington, DC: Author. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9602.

U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2000). A Bootstrap Variance Estimator for Systematic PPS Sampling. In Selected Papers on Education Surveys: Papers Presented at the 1998 and 1999 ASA and 1999 AAPOR Meetings (NCES Working Paper 2000-04). Washington, DC: Author. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=200004.

Wolter, K.M. (1985). Introduction to Variance Estimation. New York: Springer-Verlag.

Zukerberg, A., and Lee, M. (1997). Further Cognitive Research on the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) Teacher Listing Form (NCES Working Paper 97-23). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=9723.

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