ERIC Number: ED434139
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Tracking Secondary Use of the Schools and Staffing Survey Data: Preliminary Results. Working Paper Series.
Wiley, Susan D.; Reynolds, Kerry A.
A study was conducted to identify uses of data from the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) of the National Center for Education Statistics and to determine the extent and variety of such use. In addition, the study attempted to determine research topics that have been studied through the SASS. Information was collected for the use categories of: analytical research, reporting descriptive statistics, and using summative facts. A list of potential individual and organizational users was developed, and an attempt was made to contact 427 of them as of November 1998. At that time, 133 users had replied. Seven appendixes contain information about the tracking survey and SASS users, including an alphabetical list of users and a list of users by organization. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Utilization, National Surveys, Research Utilization, Use Studies, User Needs (Information)
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; Tel: 202-219-1831.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES)