This technical report provides information about the sample, survey instrument, and resultant data for the American Instructional Resources Surveys (AIRS) that were administered to principals and teachers in spring 2019 via RAND's American Educator Panels. The AIRS focused on instructional resources used and supported in English language arts, mathematics, and science K–12 classrooms across the United States. Follow up RAND reports will provide key findings and recommendations to inform policy and practice related to use of instructional resources.
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