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Title:  Standards for Education Data Collection and Reporting (SEDCAR)
Description: Initiated to produce data collection and reporting standards through the combined efforts of data providers, producers, and users at the local, state, and federal levels. The standards do not attempt to describe the types of data that should be collected. Rather, they are intended to serve as a guide to the key phases of data collection and reporting. The standards identify the qualities that characterize good measures and describe the process of selecting and evaluating appropriate measures that will result in data of the highest quality--data that provide useful, timely, accurate, and comparable information.
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Cover Date: December 1991
Web Release: December 31, 1991
Print Release: December 31, 1991
Publication #: NCES 92022
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Lee Hoffman
Type of Product: Handbook
Survey/Program Areas: National Forum on Education Statistics (NFES)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Handbook, please contact:
Patrick Keaton.
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