ERIC Number: ED425206
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Common Core of Data (CCD): School Years 1991-92 through 1995-96. [CD-ROM].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
The Common Core of Data (CCD) is the primary database of the National Center for Education Statistics on elementary and secondary public education in the United States. The CCD is a comprehensive, annual, national statistical database of all elementary and secondary schools and school districts that contains data that are comparable across the states. All 50 states, the District of Columbia, and outlying territories under U.S. jurisdiction are included in the collection. This CD-ROM contains 5 years of CCD data, beginning with school year 1991-92 through 1995-96. The disc contains school data for the last 4 years and agency and state data for the last 5 years. The disc contains approximately 340,000 school records, 83,000 agency records, and 330 state records. Agency-level financial data for fiscal years 1992 though 1995 have been merged with the appropriate agency nonfiscal records, and state nonfiscal and fiscal records have been merged. Fiscal year 1996 data are available at the state level only. Some of the agency fiscal and demographic data were obtained from the 1990 Census and the F-33 survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of the Census. The disc also includes the "Financial Accounting Resource Handbook" in Portable Document File format. Installation instructions and information on searching the files and using the "Handbook" are included. TYPE OF SURVEY: Census; National Survey. POPULATION: Schools (340,000); Agencies; States. FREQUENCY: Annual. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1991. YEAR OF LATEST DATA: 1996. (SLD)
Descriptors: Databases, Demography, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Elementary Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Optical Data Disks, Public Schools, School Districts, Secondary Schools
U.S. Department of Education, Mail Code 5651, 600 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20277-2935.
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.