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Using the ECLS-B Database for Research and Policy Discussion (ECLS-B Database Training)

Description: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, will sponsor a 3-day advanced studies seminar on the use of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS-B) database. The ECLS-B is designed to support research on a wide range of topics pertaining to young children’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development and their health status across multiple contexts (e.g., home, child care, and kindergarten).

More information about ECLS-B, including the questionnaires and a list of available publications that can be downloaded or ordered, is available at the study website (http://nces.ed.gov/ecls).
Type: Workshop/Training & Technical Assistance
Audience: This seminar is open to advanced graduate students and faculty members from colleges and universities nationwide and to researchers, education practitioners, and policy analysts from federal, state, and local education and human services agencies and professional associations.
Location: The Department of Education headquarters Training and Development Center (TDC)
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
Dates: August 3-5, 2010
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts:   Contact Jackson, Patricia from Synergy Enterprises, Inc. at (240) 485-1700, Fax (240) 485-1709
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