ERIC Number: ED418148
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS): 1995. Selected Papers Presented at the Meeting of the American Statistical Association (Orlando, Florida, August 13-17, 1996). Working Paper Series.
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
The papers were presented at the Social Statistics Section, the Government Statistics Section, and the Section on Survey Research Methods. The following papers are included in the Social Statistics Section and Government Statistics Section, "Overcoming the Bureaucratic Paradigm: Memorial Session in Honor of Roger Herriot": "1995 Roger Herriot Award Presentation" (Daniel Kasprzyk, Fritz Scheuren, and Dan Levine); "Space/Time Variations in Survey Estimates" (Leslie Kish); "Out of the Box: Again and Again, Roger Herriot at the Census Bureau" (William P. Butz). The Section on Survey Research Methods is divided into two parts. The first part, "Design and Estimation Issues for School Based Surveys," includes: "Improving the Coverage of Private Elementary-Secondary Schools" (Betty J. Jackson and Richard J. Frazier); "Improved GLS [Generalized Least Squares] Estimation in NCES Surveys" (Steven Kaufman, Bonnie Li, and Fritz Scheuren); "Optimal Periodicity of a Survey: Alternatives under Cost and Policy Constraints" (Wray Smith, Dhiren Ghosh, and Michael Chang); "Properties of the Schools and Staffing Survey's Bootstrap Variance Estimator" (Steven Kaufman); "Discussion" (Charles H. Alexander). The second part, "Data Quality and Nonresponse in Education Surveys" includes: "Assessing Quality of CCD (Common Core of Data) Data Using a School-Based Sample Survey" (Sameena Salvucci, Sandeep Bhalla, Michael Chang, and John Sietsema); "Documentation of Nonresponse and Consistency of Data Categorization across NCES Surveys" (Steven Fink, Mehrdad Saba, Michael Chang and Sameul Peng); "Multivariate Modeling of Unit Nonresponse for 1990-91 Schools and Staffing Surveys" (Sameena Salvucci, Fan Zhang, David Monaco, Kerry Gruber, and Fritz Scheuren); "Evaluation of Imputation Methods for State Education Finance Data" (David Monaco, Stanley Weng, and Frank Johnson); "Discussion" (David L. Hubble). The Section on Survey Research Methods contains "Variance Estimates Comparison by Statistical Software" (Stanley Weng, Fan Zhang, and Michael P. Cohen). The Social Statistics section contains "Teacher Supply and Demand in the U.S." (Richard M. Ingersoll). Each paper contains references. (Contains 37 tables and 6 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Least Squares Statistics, Longitudinal Studies, National Surveys, Private Schools, Public Schools, Research Design, Research Methodology, Responses, Statistical Analysis, Tables (Data)
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Center for Education Statistics, 555 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Room 400, Washington, DC 20208-5652.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES)