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Factors Affecting Survey Length Print or save as PDF

We often receive questions about the length of time it takes students to complete the Student Survey. More specifically, we are sometimes asked if the time required to complete a survey is based on the choice of measures selected by districts. We have conducted a number of analyses and have found that the time it takes for students to complete the survey is not necessarily a function of how many measures, or what measures are selected by a district, but that some schools use techniques during survey preparation and implementation that reduces survey time.

The PDF below provides you with thoughts to consider as you are preparing to implement your surveys.

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