ERIC Number: ED313406
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Survey of Characteristics of Students in Noncollegiate Postsecondary Schools, 1981 [machine-readable data file].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
The survey contained in this file presents data collected on students enrolled in occupational programs in public and private non-collegiate postsecondary schools. The file contains information on: (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. Tape documentation presents descriptions of the variables and listings of the education and occupation codes used. TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey; Sample Survey. POPULATION: Noncollegiate Postsecondary Schools; Noncollegiate Postsecondary Students. SAMPLE: Noncollegiate Postsecondary Schools (404); Noncollegiate Postsecondary Students (7,977). RESPONSE RATE: Noncollegiate Postsecondary Schools (85.1%); Noncollegiate Postsecondary Students (86.7%). FREQUENCY: Biennial. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1981. (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 Data, Student Characteristics, Vocational Education
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
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.