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Education Longitudinal Study of 2002

Metadata Updated: February 7, 2023

The Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002; is a study that is a part of the Education Longitudinal Study program. It is a longitudinal survey that monitors the transitions of a national sample of young people as they progress from tenth grade to, eventually, the world of work. In 2004, the sample was augmented to make it representative of seniors as well. The study was conducted using self-administered questionnaires and cognitive tests of students, parents, teachers, librarians, and school administrators. Students and their high school administrators, library media coordinators, mathematics and English teachers, and parents in the spring term of the 2002 school year were sampled. The study�s base year weighted response rate was 87.3 percent for students, 98.5 percent for school administrators, 95.9 percent for library media coordinators, 91.6 percent for both mathematics and English teachers, 87.5 percent for parents, and 67.8 percent for schools. Key statistics produced from ELS:2002 focus on the changes taking place in the lives of students which can be understood by life achievements, aspirations, and experiences.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 7, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from Education JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 7, 2023
Publisher National Center for Education Statistics
Identifier NCES_2004404
Data First Published 2004-11-12
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2015-06-29
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 018:50
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Data Quality True
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Harvest Source Id 2a5c4dd8-eda9-4f03-abc3-fff8cfb80fc6
Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Homepage URL
Old Spatial United States
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education > Institute of Education Sciences > National Center for Education Statistics
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 5fa0d10c1379dfd895986639349a9dc39e9994f5
Source Schema Version 1.1
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System of Records
Temporal 2002/2013

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