Department of Education October 19, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests; Institute of Education Sciences; 2012/14 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study: (BPS:12/14) Field Test
Document Number: 2012-25850
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-19
Agency: Department of Education
The 2012/14 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:12/14), conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), is designed to follow a cohort of students who enroll in postsecondary education for the first time during the 2011- 2012 academic year, irrespective of date of high school completion. The study collects data on student persistence in, and completion of, postsecondary education programs; their transition to employment; demographic characteristics; and changes over time in their goals, marital status, income, and debt, among other measures.