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Updates for the Scientific Use Files of Starting Cohort 2 (Kindergarten) and Starting Cohort 3 (Grade 5) released

Updated data versions 6.0.1 for the NEPS Starting Cohort 2 and 7.0.1 for the NEPS Starting Cohort 3 are now available for scientific use.

The current updates for NEPS Starting Cohort 2 (doi:10.5157/NEPS:SC2:6.0.1) and NEPS Starting Cohort 3 (doi:10.5157/NEPS:SC3:7.0.1) include completed joint weights for children and parents (SC2, SC3), an additionally integrated variable tx80505* to identify students with special needs in the CohortProfile (SC2), adjusted number of observations (SC3), and a corrected WLE score variable mag9_sc1u for mathematics in grade 9 in xTargetCompetencies (SC3). Detailed information about the survey design of these studies is provided in the “Field Reports” and the “Study Overviews” on the respective webpages in the section “Documentation”.

Link SC2:

Link SC3:

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