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Elementary and Secondary General Information System (ELSEGIS): Public School District Universe Data, 1979-1980 (ICPSR 2131)
This dataset contains records for each public elementary and secondary school 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 1979. The project permits the educational community to draw statistically valid samples from which state or national estimates can be made and also provides a mailing list of school systems. Significant variables include name, address, county, grade span, size of system, number of schools, and Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA) 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, 1979-1980. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1980. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02131.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02131.v1
Scope of Study
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 1979-1980.
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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: 2000-12-04
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