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The Resource National Education Longitudinal Study, 1988, United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics, (electronic resource)

National Education Longitudinal Study, 1988, United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics, (electronic resource)

Label
National Education Longitudinal Study, 1988
Title
National Education Longitudinal Study, 1988
Statement of responsibility
United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection represents the first stage of a major longitudinal effort to provide trend data about critical transitions experienced by students as they leave elementary school and progress through high school and into college or their careers. The 1988 eighth-grade cohort will be followed at two-year intervals as this group passes through high school and postsecondary education. The longitudinal data collected will yield policy-relevant information about educational processes and outcomes, early and later predictors of dropping out, and students' access to programs and equal opportunity. The study has four types of data files. The Parent Component was designed to collect information about the factors that influence educational attainment and participation, including questions exploring family background and socioeconomic conditions and character of the home educational system. The School Administrator component was designed to gather general descriptive information about the educational settings in which the surveyed students were enrolled in the winter and spring of 1988. These data were collected from the chief administrator of each base-year school and concern school characteristics, grading and testing structure, school culture and academic climate, program and facilities information, parental interactions and involvement, and teaching staff characteristics. The Student Component collected information on school work, aspirations, social relationships, and basic achievement areas such as reading, mathematics, science, and social studies. The Teacher Component provided data that could be used to analyze the behaviors and outcomes of the student sample. Teachers were surveyed about the base-year students' characteristics and performance in the classroom, curriculum and classes for eighth graders, and teacher demographics, professional c... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09389
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 NELS Series
Series volume
  • 9389
  • 9389
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Students
  • Eighth grade (Education)
  • Education, Elementary
  • Educational statistics
  • Adolescents
  • Academic achievement
  • Cognitive functioning
  • Curriculum
  • Educational testing
  • Educational trends
  • Family background
  • Educational environment
  • Educational opportunities
  • Home environment
  • Junior high school students
  • Learning
  • School attendance
  • Socioeconomic status
  • Student participation
  • Teacher student relationship
  • Test scores
Target audience
specialized
Label
National Education Longitudinal Study, 1988, United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Parent Component; Part 2: Parent Data SAS Cards; Part 3: School Component; Part 4: School Component SAS Cards; Part 5: Student Component; Part 6: Student Data SAS Cards; Part 7: Teacher Component; Part 8: Teacher Component SAS Cards
Control code
MIU01000000000000005049833
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR09389
  • (OCoLC)ocm61162553
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR09389
  • (OCoLC)ocm61162553
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
4 data files + SPSS Control Cards + SAS Control Cards.
Label
National Education Longitudinal Study, 1988, United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Parent Component; Part 2: Parent Data SAS Cards; Part 3: School Component; Part 4: School Component SAS Cards; Part 5: Student Component; Part 6: Student Data SAS Cards; Part 7: Teacher Component; Part 8: Teacher Component SAS Cards
Control code
MIU01000000000000005049833
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR09389
  • (OCoLC)ocm61162553
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR09389
  • (OCoLC)ocm61162553
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
4 data files + SPSS Control Cards + SAS Control Cards.

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