Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights Compliance Report, Fall 1994 (ICPSR 2814)

Published: Mar 23, 2000

Principal Investigator(s):
United States Department of Education. Office for Civil Rights



Version V1

The Fall 1994 Elementary and Secondary Civil Rights Compliance Report was conducted by Opportunity Systems Incorporated (OSI) for the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Selected school districts throughout the country were required to complete a district-level form with summary information (ED101). In addition, each school within the district was required to complete a school-level form (ED102) that provided information on that individual school campus. Variables in the district questionnaire cover the number of public schools in the district, school membership, number of children and youths with disabilities, pregnant students, and non-IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)-eligible children and youths. Items on the school questionnaire include information on grades offered, special education, ability grouping, and magnet schools or programs. Five data elements on the school form (corporal punishment, suspension, high school diploma, certificate of attendance or completion, and interscholastic athletics) are retrospective and pertain to the previous (1993-1994) school year.

United States Department of Education. Office for Civil Rights. Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights Compliance Report, Fall 1994  . Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000-03-23. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02814.v1

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United States Department of Education. Office for Civil Rights (CA95008001)

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A selected sample of school districts throughout the country and each school within every selected school district.

School districts in the United States during 1994-1995.

self-enumerated forms

survey data



2000-03-23 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:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • 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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