ERIC Number: ED399263
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
School District Data Book Reference Manual. User's Manual.
MESA Group, Alexandria, VA.
The School District Data Book is an electronic library containing social, economic, and administrative data for each of the 15,274 public school districts in the United States. It contains the most comprehensive demographic database ever developed for the nation's children. The School District Data Book is maintained on a set of 44 CD-ROMs. With a conventional microcomputer equipped with a CD-ROM reader, immediate access is provided for up to 200,000 data items for each district or county. The mapping feature allows users to view maps of all individual districts. A "Top 100" database provides a compact file of key components, and a CD-ROM slide show provides an overview of the Data Book project. This reference manual contains an overview of the project and the files, examples of use of the Data Book information, and explanations of how to access the various files. Sixty-four screens are reproduced to help users locate files of interest. Eight appendixes provide detailed and supplemental information. (SLD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: MESA Group, Alexandria, VA.