Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: QE-019-001-1-1-United States-NCES-1987

Subject Area: Education Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Schools and staffing survey, 1987-1988 [public and private schools].  [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: 9846

Comments: Abstract taken from ICPSR. Data were received from NCES.

Access Status: Unrestricted access.

Documentation: 1 ICPSR hard copy codebook and 1 NCES hard copy codebook.

Abstract: This data collection consists of four integrated surveys of public and private schools, administrators, and teachers in the United States. Part 1, the Teacher Demand and Shortage Survey, presents information on student enrollment, number of teachers, position vacancies, new hires, teacher salaries and incentives, and hiring and retirement policies. Part 2, the School Administrator Survey, includes information about training, experience, professional background, and job activities of school principals and headmasters. Part 3, the School Survey, provides data 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, and teacher turnover rates. Questions in Part 4, the Teacher Survey, cover teacher education and training, teaching assignment, teaching experience, certification, teaching workload, perceptions and attitudes about teaching, job mobility, and workplace conditions.

SOURCE: self-enumerated questionnaires, and telephone interviews

UNIVERSE: Public and private schools in the United States.

SAMPLE: Stratified sample.

NOTE: This collection has machine-readable codebooks for each part. Supplemental documentation is hard copy only.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 4 data files + machine-readable documentation (text).

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: 1987-1988

DATE OF COLLECTION: 1987-1988

EXTENT OF PROCESSING BY ICPSR: BLANKS/ CONCHK.PR/ MDATA

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