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ERIC Number: ED313400
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972. Postsecondary Education Transcript File [machine-readable data file].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
The Postsecondary Education Transcript File of the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 (NLS-72) is a machine-readable data file containing information on transcripts from NLS-72 senior cohort members who reported attending a postsecondary institution after high school. Records were obtained from all types of educational institutions and programs. A total of 19,033 transcripts reflecting the educational activities of 14,759 sample members are included. Information includes major and minor fields of study; periods of enrollment; courses taken; credits earned; and grades received and credentials earned at 2-year and 4-year institutions. Data are organized at the student, transcript, term, and course levels. The student-level records contain: student identification number; number of transcripts requested and received; regular and transfer credits for 50 major subject areas; and survey data and composite variables from the secondary school attended. Transcript-level records include: types, names, and dates of degrees; major and minor fields of study; and grade point averages. Term-level records contain: type of academic term; dates for the terms; and the grading system in effect. Course-level records are: the name of the course; the classification of instructional program; code for the course subject area; grade received; and credits attempted. POPULATION: High School Seniors 1972 (3,000,000). TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey; Sample Survey; Longitudinal Survey. RESPONDENTS: Administrators. SAMPLE: High School Seniors 1972 (14,759). FREQUENCY: Once. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1972. (SLD)
U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), Information Technology Branch, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20208-5725. Telephone: (202) 357-6528/6522. ($175).
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files; Numerical/Quantitative Data
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972