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Title:  Managing an Identity Crisis: Forum Guide to Implementing New Federal Race and Ethnicity Categories
Description: This Guide provides information about the 1997 standards and suggestions about how to implement them at the state and school district level. It covers developing policies and procedures, communicating with staff and the public, re-identification, and coding, storing, reporting, and bridging data.
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Cover Date: September 2008
Web Release: September 18, 2008
Publication #: NFES 2008802
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Center/Program: NFES
Authors: National Forum on Education Statistics
Type of Product: Guide
Survey/Program Areas: National Forum on Education Statistics (NFES)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Guide, please contact:
Ghedam Bairu.
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