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Educational Technology in Public Schools, 2008

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

Educational Technology in Public Schools, 2008 (FRSS 92), is a study that is part of the Fast Response Survey System (FRSS) program; program data is available since 1998-99 at . FRSS 92 ( is a sample survey that provides national estimates on the availability and use of educational technology in public elementary and secondary schools during fall 2008. This is one of a set of three surveys (at the district, school, and teacher levels) that collected data on a range of educational technology resources. The study was conducted using mailed questionnaires and respondents had the option of completing the survey via the web. Schools were sampled. The study's weighted response rate was 79 percent. Key statistics produced from FRSS 92 were information on computer hardware and internet access, availability of staff to help integrate technology into instruction and provide timely technical support, and perceptions of educational technology issues at the school and district levels. Respondents reported the number of instructional computers within their schools, by type, mobility, and location. The survey also asked respondents about the types of operating systems or platforms used on instructional computers. Data on the number of handheld devices provided to school personnel and students, and the number of other technology devices provided for instructional purposes were also collected. Respondents indicated the extent to which technology staff provided assistance with technology support and integration and the response times for obtaining such support. Respondents gave opinions on statements related to using educational technology in their schools.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Publisher National Center for Education Statistics
Identifier NCES_2010034
Data First Published 2010-05-06
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2010-05-06
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
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Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Homepage URL
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education > Institute of Education Sciences > National Center for Education Statistics
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Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
System of Records
Temporal 2008/2009

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