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The National Forum on Education Statistics develops free resources on a variety of issues that affect schools, school districts, and state education agencies. Each publication is based on extensive, objective research and the collective experience and expertise of a wide variety of education professionals. Past publications are reviewed and updated periodically to keep up with changes in a dynamic educational system.

Technology

Cover image thumbnail of the Forum Guide to Decision Support Systems: A   Resource for Educators (2006)   Forum Guide to Decision Support Systems: A Resource for Educators (2006)
This document was developed to remedy the lack of reliable, objective information available to the education community about decision support systems.
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Cover image thumbnail of the Forum Guide to Elementary/Secondary Virtual   Education (2006)   Forum Guide to Elementary/Secondary Virtual Education (2006)
This guide provides recommendations for collecting accurate, comparable, and useful data about virtual education in an elementary/secondary education setting.
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Cover image thumbnail of the Forum Unified Education Technology Suite (2005)   Forum Unified Education Technology Suite (2005)
The Forum Unified Education Technology Suite presents a practical, comprehensive, and tested approach to assessing, acquiring, instituting, managing, securing, and using technology in education settings.
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Cover image thumbnail of the Building an Automated Student Record System (2000)   Building an Automated Student Record System (2000)
This document was developed as a stand-alone resource for local and state education agencies faced with the task of designing a new, or upgrading an existing, automated student information system.
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