ERIC Number: ED313405
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Survey of Characteristics of Students in Noncollegiate Postsecondary Schools, 1981.
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
This documentation supports the 1981 Survey of Characteristics of Students in Noncollegiate Postsecondary Schools. The survey collected data about students enrolled in occupational programs in public and private non-collegiate postsecondary schools. Information collected includes: (1) age; (2) sex; (3) racial and ethnic background; (4) current employment; (5) future educational and employment plans; and (6) parental background. The sample of 404 schools was chosen from the schools throughout the United States and Puerto Rico that responded to the 1980 Postsecondary Career School Survey. The student sample consisted of 7,977 students. The variables are listed and described briefly. Attachment 1 lists the vocational education and keypunch codes. Attachment 2 lists the occupation codes. The survey questionnaire is provided. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adults, Career Choice, Cultural Background, Databases, Employment Patterns, Enrollment, Family Characteristics, National Surveys, Noncollege Bound Students, Occupational Aspiration, Online Systems, Postsecondary Education, Private Schools, Public Schools, Statistical Surveys, Student Characteristics, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.