Section 16 - Educational Expenses
Section 16 collects educational expenses, including recreational lesson fees, tuition, room and board, purchases of school books and equipment, and other educational expenses. IMPORTANT: The Census Bureau does not release to the Bureau of Labor Statistics any confidential information such as names and addresses. This information is only used during the course of the interview.
Now I am going to ask about education expenses. Please include any direct payments made for any members of your household or for anyone outside your household and any payments you made online or had automatically deducted.
Do NOT include payments made on student loans.
Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your household
paid for -
* Adult day care, baby sitting and in home day care are collected in Section 19A.
2. Nursery school or child day care centers?
95. Continue list
Have you or any members of your household paid for any/other school related expenses?
* IF YES - Read each item on list
Did you pay for -
4. Housing while attending school?
5. Food or board while attending school?
6. Private school bus service?
7. Test preparation or tutoring services?
8. Purchase of any school books, supplies, or equipment which has not already been reported?
9. Other school related expenses not already reported?
99. None/No more entries
What was the expense for? [enter value] _____________
Was this expense for -
* Ask if not apparent.
What kind of school or facility was it?
2. Elementary through high school
3. Child day care center
4. Nursery school or preschool
5. Vocational or Technical School
In what month was the payment made? [enter text] _____________
* Enter 13 for same amount each month of the reference period
How much was paid?/How much is paid monthly? [enter value] _____________
What was combined with the education expense from above?
2. Nursery school or child day care centers
4. Housing while attending school
5. Food or board while attending school
6. Private school bus service
7. Test preparation or tutoring services
8. Purchase of any school books, supplies, or equipment which has not already been reported
9. Other school related expenses not already reported
Has any of this amount been or will any of it be reimbursed by an employer, agency, or other person?
How much was or will be reimbursed? [enter value] _____________
Did you make any other payments for the above education expenses?
End of Section 16
Last Modified Date: April 5, 2010