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Elementary and Secondary General Information System (ELSEGIS): Survey of Local Government Finances -- School Systems, 1973-1974

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : census/enumeration data
Creator
  • United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Elementary & Secondary Education General Information Survey (ELSEGIS) Series
Publication Date
2002-08-16
Language
English
Free Keywords
administrative costs; debt; education expenditures; educational administration; educational system; elementary schools; federal aid; financial assets; financial management; high schools; investments; junior high schools; middle schools; public schools; school attendance; school districts; school enrollments; students; tax revenues; teachers
Description
  • Abstract

    This collection presents detailed data on school system finances at the school district level, including: (1) receipt by type and source, including distribution of federal funds by program, (2) expenditures by category, including current expenditures and capital outlay, (3) debt service, (4) cash and investment assets, and (5) attendance and membership data. Information collected for this project provides statistics to aid in implementation of the provisions of the National Defense Education Act, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and the Education Amendments of 1974, as well as in determining educational needs and indicating how resources are utilized at the local level. The data for 1973-1974 were compiled by the Bureau of the Census, while earlier data (1969-1973, except 1972) were collected by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ELSEGIS Program.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973 / 1974
    Time period: 1973--1974
  • Collection date: 1975
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All public elementary and secondary education agencies in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during 1973-1974.
Sampling
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Collection Mode
  • The codebook and data collection instrument are provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 2250 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics (2002): Elementary and Secondary General Information System (ELSEGIS): Survey of Local Government Finances -- School Systems, 1973-1974. Version 1. Elementary & Secondary Education General Information Survey (ELSEGIS) Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02250.v1