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Title:  Statistical Methods for Protecting Personally Identifiable Information in the Disclosure of Graduation Rates of First-Time, Full-Time Degree- or Certificate-Seeking Undergraduate Students by 2-Year Degree-Granting Institutions of Higher Education
Description: This Technical Brief provides guidance to Title IV 2-year degree-granting institutions in meeting the statutory disclosure requirement related to graduation rates while minimizing the risk of revealing the graduation status of individual students.
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Cover Date: October 2011
Web Release: October 25, 2011
Publication #: NCES 2012151
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Xianglei Chen and Vera Bersudskaya (MPR Associates, Inc.) and Archie Cubarrubia (NCES)
Type of Product: Technical/Methodological Report
Survey/Program Areas: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical/Methodological Report, please contact:
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