School, work, and home experiences; Educational resources and support; Role in education of parents and peers; Neighborhood characteristics; Educational and occupational aspirations; Student perceptions; Self-reports on smoking, alcohol and drug use and extracurricular activities; Reading, mathematics, social studies, and science achievement
- NCES technical and substantive reports are available at: http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/getpubcats.asp?sid=023
- Citations of journal articles using NELS:88 are available at: http://nces.ed.gov/bibliography
Selected publications include:
- Gregoire, M., & Algina, J. (2000). "Reconceptualizing the Debate on School Climate and Students' Academic Motivation and Achievement: A Multilevel Analysis." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association.
- Griffith, J. (2000). "School Climate as Group Evaluation and Group Consensus: Student and Parent Perceptions of the Elementary School Environment." The Elementary School Journal, 101(1), 35-61.
Survey instruments are available at: http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/nels88/questionnaires.asp
Data are available for online analysis at: http://nces.ed.gov/dasol/index.asp