Elementary and Secondary General Information System (ELSEGIS): Survey of Local Government Finances -- School Systems Census Survey, 1977-1978 (ICPSR 2253)

Published: Sep 19, 2002 View help for published

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United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02253.v1

Version V1

This collection represents a merger of the 1977-1978 school district finance data and the 1977-1978 school district universe information. The data may contain records that are not included in both datasets, especially since in many states the finance data are for a sample of school districts. If one dataset contains records that the other does not contain, then that portion of the merged record is blank. The collection presents detailed financial data on school system finances at the school district level, including: (1) receipt by type and source, including distribution of federal funds by program, (2) expenditures by category, including current expenditures and capital outlay, (3) debt service, (4) cash and investment assets, and (5) attendance and membership data.

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Elementary and Secondary General Information System (ELSEGIS):  Survey of Local Government Finances -- School Systems Census Survey, 1977-1978  . Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002-09-19. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02253.v1

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1978

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All public elementary and secondary education agencies in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during 1977-1978.

self-enumerated forms

census/enumeration data

2002-09-19

2002-09-19

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY GENERAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (ELSEGIS): SURVEY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCES -- SCHOOL SYSTEMS CENSUS SURVEY, 1977-1978. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement [producer], 1978. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02253.v1

2002-09-19 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.

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

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