2002 Iowa Youth Survey State of Iowa Results, April 2003

(2003) 2002 Iowa Youth Survey State of Iowa Results, April 2003. Drug Control Policy, Office of

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Abstract

The 2002 Iowa Youth Survey (IYS) State of Iowa report was designed to help state-level planners identify youth development-related needs, develop relevant programs, and assess the outcomes of those programs. These data can help us better understand our youth and their needs. They can help us assess the strengths and weaknesses of our schools, families and communities from the young person’s perspective. In addition, the data in this report help the state obtain funds for a wide variety of programs. At every step in the process – from needs identification, to program development and implementation, to program assessment – the 2002 IYS data will provide a valuable resource. The state report can also help Iowa’s schools, area education agencies and counties assess their relative strengths and weaknesses. The grades 6, 8, and 11, as well as male and female percentages reported in each of these reports can be compared with the respective state report percentages. The higher the proportion of students in each of these columns that completed a usable IYS questionnaire, the more likely the comparisons with the state report percentages will be unbiased. Such comparisons should be considered exploratory, but for the most part are likely to prove useful.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Iowa Youth Survey, Jr. High, High School, Iowa
Subjects: Social issues and programs
Social issues and programs > Children and youth
ID Code: 9240
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 22 Feb 2010 21:05
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2010 21:05
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/9240

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