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Elementary and Secondary General Information System (ELSEGIS): Public School District Universe Data, 1975-1976 (ICPSR 2127)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
This dataset contains a listing of all local agencies providing free public elementary and secondary schools in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and outlying areas (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands) in fall 1975. Researchers can use the collection to draw statistically valid samples from which state or national estimates can be made. The file also provides a mailing list of school systems. Variables include name, address, county, district, and grade span of the school, size of the school system, number of schools in the system, and SMSA (Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area) designation.
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U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY GENERAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (ELSEGIS): PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT UNIVERSE DATA, 1975-1976. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1976. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02127.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02127.v1
Scope of Study
Date of Collection:
Universe: All public elementary and secondary education agencies in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and United States territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands) during 1975-1976.
Data Types: census/enumeration data
Data Collection Notes:
The codebook and data collection instrument are provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 2000-11-02
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