Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99

Metadata Updated: June 3, 2017

The Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K), is part of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS) program; program data is available since 1998-99 at . ECLS-K (https://nces.ed.gov/ecls/kindergarten.asp) is a longitudinal study that collected information about children's early learning and development, transition into kindergarten, and progress through school. A nationally representative sample of kindergartners in the 1998-99 school year was selected and followed over time. The study was conducted using direct assessments of children in their schools, telephone interviews with parents, and self-administered questionnaires for teachers and school administrator. Key information available in ECLS-K includes information on children's cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development, children's home environment, home educational activities, school environment, classroom environment, classroom curriculum, teacher qualifications, and before- and after-school care.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date April 11, 2014
Metadata Updated Date June 3, 2017

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Harvested from Education JSON

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date April 11, 2014
Metadata Updated Date June 3, 2017
Publisher National Center for Education Statistics
Unique Identifier NCES_2009005
Jill McCarroll
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 018:50
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Data Quality True
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Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Data First Published 2000-02-17
Homepage URL https://nces.ed.gov/ecls/kindergarten.asp
Language en-US
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Data Last Modified 2009-07-17
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education > Institute of Education Sciences > National Center for Education Statistics
Related Documents https://nces.ed.gov/ecls/data/ECLSK_K8_Manual_part1.pdf, https://nces.ed.gov/ecls/data/ECLSK_K8_Manual_part2.pdf, https://nces.ed.gov/ecls/data/README.pdf, https://nces.ed.gov/ecls/kinderinstruments.asp, https://nces.ed.gov/ecls/kinderfaq.asp?faq=1
Source Datajson Identifier True
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Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
System of Records https://www2.ed.gov/notices/pai/pai-18-13-01.pdf
Temporal 1998/2007

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