ERIC Number: ED437396
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Schools and Staffing Survey 1990-91: Data File User's Manual. Volume I: Survey Documentation.
Gruber, Kerry J.; Rohr, Carol L.; Fondelier, Sharon E.
This volume documents the data collection of the 1990-91 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). People wishing to determine whether their research needs can be served by SASS data will find a description of the survey's contents and objectives in the Overview. This volume contains the following chapters: (1) "Overview"; (2) "Changes in SASS Design and Content from 1998 to 1991"; (3) "Preparation for the 1991 SASS"; (4) "Sample Design and Implementation"; (5) "Data Collection"; (6) "Response Rates"; (7) "Edit Procedures"; (8) "Imputation Procedures"; (9) "Weighting"; (10) "Variance Estimation"; (11) "Reinterview Program"; (12) "Reviewing the Quality of SASS Data"; (13) "Cautions Concerning the Measurement of Change Estimates Using 1987-88 and 1990-91 SASS"; (14) "Confidentiality Protection Measures"; (15) "Created Variables"; and (16) "User Notes." Seven appendixes contain supplemental information about the survey. (Contains 153 tables and 21 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Coding, Data Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys, Research Methodology, Response Rates (Questionnaires), Sample Size, Sampling, School Personnel, School Statistics, Teachers, User Needs (Information)
National Center for Education Statistics, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20208-5651.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pinkerton Computer Consultants, Inc., Baileys Crossroads, VA.; Bureau of the Census (DOC), Suitland, MD.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES)