RFP ED-99-R-0014
Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study 1996-2001

DUE DATE:May 13, 1999
POC:Zilphia Wright, Contract Specialist, (202) 708-8572

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Center for Education Statistics(NCES) proposes to solicit a 42 month contract to provide a large complex data collection. This data collection, BPS:96/2001, is designed to be the third in the series of longitudinal data collection efforts involving first-time entrants to postsecondary education in the 1995-96 academic year. This effort started in 1996 as part of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study(NPSAS:96) and continued through 1998. BPS:96/2001 will collect data elements concerning postsecondary education activities, work force activities and other experiences of those who have completed a postsecondary education program. The method of data collection will be telephone and personal interviews. This study will culminate in a descriptive report and documented data files.

The issue date for RFP ED-99-R-0014 is April 13, 1999 and the closing date is May 13, 1999. Copies of the solicitation may be requested via telephone by calling (202) 708-6498. Written requests should be sent to the following address - U.S. Department of Education/CPO, ATTN: Yolanda Abney, Room 3616, 7th and D Streets, SW, Washington, DC, 20202-4443. Internet requests may be sent to Copies may be picked up in person at the above address.

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

SOW.DOC (98K) - Attachment A, Statement of Work, to the solicitation. The document is in MS Word 6.0/95 format.

RFP.DOC (251K) - Snapshot of the Request for Proposal, which has been converted to MS Word 6.0/95 format. Some formatting may have been changed during the conversion.

ATTACH.ZIP (22K) - Attachments B through E to the solicitation, all in MS Word 6.0/95 format. The files have been zipped for easy downloading. Zip utility software is required to extract the files before they can be viewed in MS Word.

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