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Common Core of Data: National Public Education Financial Survey, 1996 (ICPSR 2820)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
The National Public Education Financial Survey is an annual state-level collection of revenues and expenditures for public education, grades prekindergarten through 12. Revenues and expenditures are audited after the close of the fiscal year and are then submitted to the National Center for Education Statistics by each state education agency. Variables include local revenue sources such as property taxes, tuition, and fees, intermediate and state revenues, federal sources of income, and other sources of revenue. Expenditure categories reported on include instructional expenditures (salaries and benefits, supplies, and services), support services expenditures (for staff, students, and administration), noninstructional services (such as food service), direct program support, facilities acquisition, construction services, community services, direct cost programs, and exclusions from current expenditures. The average daily attendance is also provided.
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: NATIONAL PUBLIC EDUCATION FINANCIAL SURVEY, 1996. ICPSR version. U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1998. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02820.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02820.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: administrative costs, demographic characteristics, educational administration, elementary schools, expenditures, high schools, instruction, junior high schools, middle schools, public schools, school attendance, school districts, school enrollments, tax revenues
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 schools in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, United States territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands), and Department of Defense schools outside the United States during 1996-1997.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
The codebook, data collection instrument, and instruction manual 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 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: 2000-05-17
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