American School District Panel
Jan 20, 2021
This report describes the American School District Panel (ASDP) sample design, methods used to recruit districts to join the panel, recruitment results through the first several rounds of enrolling districts into the panel, and methods employed to weight ASDP data to the national population of kindergarten through grade 12 public school districts in the United States.
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The American School District Panel (ASDP) was created as the third member of the RAND American Educator Panels, joining the American Teacher Panel and the American School Leader Panel. This report describes the ASDP sample design, methods used to recruit districts to join the panel during the 2020–2021 school year, recruitment results through the first several rounds of enrolling districts into the panel, and methods employed to weight ASDP data to the national population of kindergarten through grade 12 public school districts in the United States. An important part of the recruitment strategy was the use of trusted partners to support district enrollment.
RAND American School District Panel: Sample Design and Recruitment Strategy
Results: Sample Size and Enrollment Summaries
The research described in this report was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and conducted by RAND Education and Labor.
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