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Common Core of Data: Public School Districts, 1980-1981 (ICPSR 2132)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
The primary purpose of this project is to provide a listing of all local agencies providing free public elementary and secondary education in the United States and its outlying areas (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands) for 1980-1981. It 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.
Series: Common Core of Data (CCD) Series
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U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. COMMON CORE OF DATA: PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS, 1980-1981. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1981. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02132.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02132.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: demographic characteristics, elementary schools, high school graduates, high schools, junior high schools, Metropolitan Statistical Areas, middle schools, public schools, school districts, school enrollments, students, teachers
Geographic Coverage: American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico, United States, Virgin Islands of the United States, Global
Date of Collection:
Universe: All public elementary and secondary education agencies in operation during 1980-1981 in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and United States territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands).
Data Collection Notes:
The codebook is 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 through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.
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: 1999-09-15
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