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Educational attainment data in the Current Population Survey are reported annually from the Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC, formerly the March Supplement). These data provide national estimates of educational attainment from 1947 to present, with limited detail for states and some metropolitan areas.
CPS 2000 through 1998
CPS March 2000
Previous Educational Attainment Tables and Reports (1940-1999)
Historical Time Series Tables
Comparison of ACS and ASEC Data on Educational Attainment: 2004
Educational Attainment Fact Sheet
The educational attainment fact sheet highlights the differences between the educational attainment estimates from the American Community Survey and the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey.
CPS Definitions and Explanations
CPS definitions and explanations are available from the Current Population Survey Web site.