AUG. 18, 2021 – The U.S. Census Bureau recently began collecting data for the new Institute of Education Sciences (IES) School Pulse Panel (SPP) Survey as part of the efforts to measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public school students and staff.
The SPP is a new study sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in the Department of Education’s IES to collect detailed data on how the pandemic has affected students, teachers and other staff in U.S. public primary, middle, high and combined-grade schools.
The initial summer survey asks sampled school principals about topics such as:
Starting in September, the survey will begin asking questions about the following topics:
SPP data will be collected and released on a regular basis beginning this fall, with regular monthly updates on the NCES page.
Please call the Census Bureau at 1- 844-868-3661 if you have questions about the survey. Email comments and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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