downloadSSOCS {EdSurvey}R Documentation

Instructions for Downloading and Unzipping SSOCS Files

Description

Provides instructions to download School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) data in SAS (*.sas7bdat) format for use with the readSSOCS function. The data originates from the SSOCS Data Products website at nces.ed.gov. This function works for the following school year datasets: 2000 (1999–2000), 2004 (2003–2004), 2006 (2005–2006), 2008 (2007–2008), 2010 (2009–2010), 2016 (2015–2016), and 2018 (2017–2018).

Usage

downloadSSOCS(years = c(2000, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2016, 2018))

Arguments

years

an integer vector of the study years to download. Valid years are as follows: 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2016, 2018 (see description). The instructions are the same for each year, this is for reference only.

Note

The year parameter value is shortened to the ending year of the school year (e.g., 2006 refers to the 2005–2006 school year data). Manually downloading the data files is required to fulfill the data usage agreement.

Author(s)

Tom Fink

See Also

readSSOCS

Examples

## Not run: 
#see instructions for downloading SSOCS Data
downloadSSOCS()

## End(Not run)

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