This NCES data handbook provides taxonomy for assigning standard codes to secondary school courses in 22 major subject areas. It also includes a content description for each course, and instructions on how to use the taxonomy in coding courses.
For the most up-to-date SCED codes and resources, visit the Forum SCED webpage.
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