The members of the Metadata Task Force of the National Forum on Education
Statistics would like to thank everyone who reviewed drafts of this document
or otherwise contributed to its development. This includes the Forum Steering
Committee, the Forum Technology (TECH) Committee, members of the National
Forum on Education Statistics, and Lee Hoffman and Richard Struense of the National
Center for Education Statistics. Additionally, the task force wishes to thank Tim Webb
of the Tennessee Department of Education; and Rebecca Kaye, formerly of the U.S.
Department of Education. Frances Erlebacher edited the document and the Creative
Shop provided layout and design services.