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Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

PEELS is a study that is part of the Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study. PEELS ( is a longitudinal survey that is designed to describe the characteristics of children receiving preschool special education, their educational programs and services, and their transitions from preschool programs to elementary schools. The study was conducted using CATI, paper questionnaires, and child assessments. The study followed a nationally representative sample of children with disabilities who were 3 to 5 years old at the start of the study in 2003 through 2009, examining the achievement of students with disabilities in preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school and determining the factors associated with this achievement. Key statistics produced from PEELS are characteristics of children and their families; characteristics of educational services and providers; transitions from early intervention to preschool, and preschool to elementary school; and school-related readiness and behavior.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020

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Harvested from Education JSON

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Publisher National Center for Special Education Research
Identifier NCSER_20063003
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2010-10-30
Public Access Level restricted public
Bureau Code 018:50
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Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id 66a53ebb-0910-4d07-a99c-0c12aa7e01ea
Harvest Source Id 2a5c4dd8-eda9-4f03-abc3-fff8cfb80fc6
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 Special Education Research
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Source Hash ad50fc0989c58729e714784a55c03ddab2b54ddc
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
Temporal 2003/2004

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