RFP ED-99-R-0001
National Household Education Survey 2001 and 2003

DUE DATE: January 4, 1999
POC: Contract Specialist Candace Bertotti, (202) 708-9741

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), United States Department of Education (ED), requires a contract to continue the National Household Education Survey (NHES) program. This procurement includes the design and conduct of two NHES collections -- one in 2001 (NHES:2001) and one in 2003 (NHES:2003). The NHES:2001 collection will include Early Childhood Program Participation (last collected in 1995) and Adult Education (also collected in 1995). An additional topic will be included in NHES:2001 which will cover After School Program Participation and Activities. Proposed topics for the NHES:2003 are: School Readiness (last collected in 1993), Parent and Family Involvement in Education(last collected in 1996) and an adult component which will collect detailed information on work-related Adult Education. Each collection requires random digit dialing (RDD) sampling methods and computer assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) techniques. Large amounts of data need to be processed and analyzed and statistical reports need to be written under tight time schedules; task schedules overlap, and there are both planning and field operations that may be going on simultaneously. Links to the Statement of Work, RFP, and other documents necessary to prepare a proposal are below.

Requests for copies of the RFP may be made by telephone, mail, telegram, Internet, or in person. All requests shall reference the RFP number (ED-99-R-0001) and title. Telephone requests may be placed by calling 202-708-6498. Mail or telegram requests shall be sent to the following address, U.S. Department of Education/CPO, ATTN: Yolanda Abney, Room 3616, 7 & D Streets, SW, Washington, DC 20202-4443. Internet requests may be sent to Copies of the RFP may be picked up in person on the issuing date at the above address, Room 3616. Issue date is November 27, 1998 and Closing date is January 4, 1999. All responsible sources may submit a proposal which will be considered. The dates listed herein are subject to change.

Contact Gary Weaver at (202) 401-0083 for downloading problems only.

SOW.DOC (255K) - Statement of Work in MS Word format.

SOW.TXT (143K) - Statement of Work in ASCII format for viewing online. Conversion to ASCII may have changed some formatting; use the MS Word version for preparing proposals.

RFP.TXT (252K) - Request for Proposal in ASCII Dos Text format to allow online viewing -- Conversion to ASCII may have changed some formatting.

ATT-C.DOC (32K) - Attachment C to the solicitation in MS Word format.

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