Common Core of Data: Elementary/Secondary Education Agencies, 1985-1986 (ICPSR 2136)

Published: Sep 15, 1999

Principal Investigator(s):
United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics


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This dataset contains records for each public secondary and elementary education agency in the United States and its outlying areas (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands) for 1985-1986. Reporting agencies serve instructional levels from pre-kindergarten through grade 12, or the equivalent span of instruction in ungraded or special education districts. Regional Educational Service Agencies, supervisory unions, and county superintendents are also represented. Variables include state and federal ID numbers, agency name, address, city, and ZIP code, FIPS county and out-of-state indicators, instructional operating status, agency type, grade span, metropolitan statistical area (MSA) ID and status, and board of control selection code.

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Common Core of Data:  Elementary/Secondary Education Agencies, 1985-1986  . Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999-09-15.

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1985 -- 1986

1985 -- 1986

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All public elementary and secondary education agencies in operation during 1985-1986 in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and United States territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands).

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1999-09-15 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.


  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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