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Surveys and Programs Contributing to Education

American Community Survey (ACS)
An ongoing statistical survey that samples a small percentage of the population every year -- giving communities information to plan investments and services.

Current Population Survey (CPS)
The Current Population Survey (CPS) is the primary source of labor force statistics for the population of the United States.

Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)
SIPP provides information about the income and program participation of individuals and households in the US.

Annual Survey of School System Finances
Contains revenue, expenditure, indebtedness, and cash and investment data of elementary and secondary public school systems.

National Public Education Financial Survey
Collects info on school finances from administrative records.

Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey
Collects general descriptive info on all state/local education agencies, and public elementary and secondary schools.

County Business Patterns
CBP is an annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry. This data is useful for studying the economic activity of small areas.

Service Annual Survey
SAS produces economic statistics for selected service industries including the Educational Services sector.

Quarterly Services Survey
QSS produces economic statistics for selected service industries including the Educational Services sector.

Economic Census
The Economic Census paints a detailed portrait of the economy every five years. It provides information by industry down to the local area level.

Census of Governments
Collects data about state and local government organization, employment, and finances for local, state, and federal government.

Survey of Business Owners
SBO provides information about characteristics of businesses and business owners, including data about education, employment and population.

Nonemployer Statistics
Nonemployer Statistics is an annual series that provides economic data for businesses that have no paid employees and are subject to federal income tax.

Page Last Revised - December 16, 2021
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