IES Offers New Guide for Using State Longitudinal Data Systems

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) offers a new guide for using state longitudinal data systems (SLDS) for applied research. The guide highlights the opportunities and constraints researchers may encounter in using SLDS and offers approaches to addressing some common problems. Checklists are provided to assist potential users through seven steps in considering and using SLDS data.

Download A Guide to Using State Longitudinal Data for Applied Research from the IES website.