ERIC Number: ED111850
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972: Student Questionnaire and Test Results by Sex, High School Program, Ethnic Category, and Father's Education.
Fetters, William B.
Document contains a comprehensive, detailed presentation of a compiled, national survey eliciting information regarding the past experiences and future plans of high school seniors. A survey was conducted by student questionnaire which ascertained student attitudes, opinions and plans for the future. A comprehensive analyses of students was also made by test results, sex, high school curriculum, ethnic category, and father's education. The survey was conducted during the spring of 1972. Participants included over 1,000 public and private schools and almost 18,000 seniors. Follow up information was gathered from these same students in the fall of 1973 and 1974. The final results of the study will supply educators with facts, patterns and trends regarding high school seniors which can also aid in improving the educational system in making it more responsive to student's needs. The appendix contains relevant portions of the survey forms used. (DEP)
Descriptors: Career Planning, Comparative Analysis, Ethnic Groups, Fathers, Grade 12, Income, Longitudinal Studies, National Surveys, Parent Attitudes, Parent Background, Questionnaires, Secondary School Curriculum, Sex Differences, Statistics, Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Student Records, Test Results
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($1.90)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972