High School and Beyond (HS&B)

The HS&B describes the activities of seniors and sophomores as they progressed through high school, postsecondary education, and into the workplace. The data span 1980 through 1992 and include parent, teacher, student financial aid records, and postsecondary transcripts in addition to student questionnaires and interviews. HS&B also collected high school transcript data including information that is contained on the student high school record—i.e., courses taken while attending secondary school; information on credits earned; year and term a specific course was taken; and, final grades. When available, information on class rank and standardized scores is also collected. Once collected, information (e.g., course name, credits earned, course grades) is transcribed and standardized (e.g., credits and credit hours standardized to a common metric) and can be linked back to the student’s questionnaire or assessment data.

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Source https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/hsb/
Maintainer U.S. Department of Education (ED)/National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)
Last Updated August 27, 2021, 22:52 (UTC)
Created September 11, 2019, 00:49 (UTC)