Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: QE-019-003-1-1-United States-NCES-1987

Subject Area: Education Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Schools and staffing survey, 1987-1988 [CD-ROM version].  [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].

Date Accessioned: 3/23/1994

Number of Files Received: 40

Comments: This CD-ROM contains raw ASCII data files, SAS-PC system files, SPSS-PC system files, raw data layout files and documentation files. 9/06 Program is installed on Ketchup and Mustard. 7/09 Beer and Wine replaced Ketchup and Mustard. 5/14 An ISO image was created on the network drive for this CD-Rom.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Machine-readable only.

Abstract: This study consists of 4 integrated surveys: the teacher survey, the school survey, the school administrator survey and the teacher demand and shortage survey. In teacher survey data were collected from teachers in public and private schools regarding their education and training, teaching assignment, teaching experience, certification, teaching workload, perceptions and attitudes about teaching, job mobility, plus workplace conditions. The school survey provides information on student characteristics, staffing patterns, student-teacher ratios, types of programs and services offered, length of school day and school year, graduation and college application rates, plus teacher turnover rates. The school administrator survey provides information on the training, experience, professional background, and job activities of school principals/headmasters. The teacher demand and shortage survey obtains information about students enrollment, number of teachers, position vacancies, new hires, teacher salaries and incentives, plus hiring and retiring policies. The 1987-1988 SASS on CD-ROM contains 5 sets of files for each survey. They are document file, file-layout file, ASCII data file SAS-PC system file and SPSS-PC system file.

Media/File Reports:

7012 (CD-ROM)