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Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) Version 2 Final Draft

This Week in IPEDS  November 1, 2011

Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) Version 2 Final Draft

NCES requests your comments on Version 2 Final Draft of the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS).

CEDS is a collection of common data definitions and code sets for student-level data that can be used by institutions and states for data exchange within and across states, and to assist in federal reporting. More information about CEDS is available in this prior announcement:

All comments must be submitted by November 28, 2011 in order to be considered for the Version 2 release in January 2012. To comment, please visit the CEDS website at:

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