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Study Report

Study Number: QD-025-002-3-1-United States-NCES-1991

Subject Area: Education Attitudes and Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: National household education survey (NHES), 1991: early childhood education.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Washington, D.C.: National Center for Education Statistics  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: NCES2002005

Date Accessioned: 11/10/2003

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: A new 2-CD-ROM set was ordered from NCES to replace an older CD. The first CD contains the document files and the ECB program. The second CD has the data files. ECB program is installed to Peppermint and Spearmint. Run setup to install ECB for Windows on C:\Program Files\ECB for Windows on Spearmint and Peppermint. 9/06 Program is installed on Ketchup and Mustard. 5/14 Use this line of code in the Target field for shortcut properties: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe %SystemRoot% \system32\VMCPropertyHandler.dll,LaunchVMSal "Windows XP Mode" "||535552df" "NHES 1991-1999". It allows ECB to run on a virtual Windows XP machine. After a tag file, a SPSS syntax file and a codebook file are created by ECB, run the batch file, run.bat in C:\Data\NHES91_99 to mount the ISO image of the CD-Rom where the data files reside. If the batch file is not run, data files can not be read from the CD-Rom drive E.

Access Status: Unrestricted

Date Ordered: 10/29/2003

Documentation: Machine-readable and printed ECB user's manual.

Abstract: The National Household Education Survey (NHES) is an ongoing project of the National Center for Education Statistics. 13,892 parents/guardians of 3-to-8-year-olds completed interviews about their children's early educational experiences. Included in this survey were participation in nonparental care/education, characteristics of programs and care arrangements, and early school experiences including delayed kindergarten entry and retention in grade. In addition to questions about care/education arrangements and school, parents were asked about activities children engaged in with parents and other family members inside and outside the home. Information on family, household, and child characteristics was also collected.

Media/File Reports:

7317 (CD-ROM)
7318 (CD-ROM)