Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: QD-018-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1972

Subject Area: Education Attitudes and Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Longitudinal career histories of public school teachers from Colorado, Michigan, and North Carolina, 1972-1986.  [machine-readable data file] / Murnane, Richard  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9320

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Machine-readable only.

Abstract: The purpose of this data collection was to identify the patterns by which teachers become certified, enter teaching, leave teaching, and return to teaching and to identify the extent to which these patterns are related to race, sex, age, subject specialty, test scores, salary, and district characteristics. Variables include information on career histories, NTE scores, subject area training and specialization, individual salary data, school district demographics, teacher certification and entry into the system, attrition, career interruption, and interdistrict mobility.

SOURCE: state employment records from the Departments of Education in Michigan, Colorado, and North Carolina

UNIVERSE: Public school teachers and districts in North Carolina, Michigan, and Colorado.

SAMPLE: Stratified sample based on only those teachers whose race was classified as either black or white.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 6 data files.

DATA TYPE: event/transaction data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: 1972-1986

DATE OF COLLECTION: 1972-1986

FUNDING AGENCY: National Science Foundation.

GRANT NUMBER: SPA-855 4462

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

Murnane, Richard J., and Randall Olsen. ''Will There Be Enough Teachers?'' AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW 79 (May 1989), 242-246.

Media/File Reports:

ICPSR Direct