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Managing an Identity Crisis: Forum Guide to Implementing New Federal Race and Ethnicity Categories
NFES 2008-802
October 2008

Race and Ethnicity Data Implementation Task Force

A volunteer task force of the National Forum on Education Statistics produced this document. It was developed through the National Cooperative Education Statistics System and funded by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the U.S. Department of Education. Members of the Race and Ethnicity Data Implementation Task Force are:

Bethann Canada
Virginia Department of Education
Richmond, Virginia

Helene Bettencourt
Massachusetts Department
of Education
Malden, Massachusetts
Erik McCormick
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
Juneau, Alaska
Lavan Dukes
Florida Department of Education
Tallahassee, Florida
John Metcalfe
Fremont County School District #1
Lander, Wyoming
Carol Jones
Center for Educational Performance
and Information
Lansing, Michigan
David Patton
Omaha Public Schools
Omaha, Nebraska
Carmen Jordan
Arkansas Department of Education
Little Rock, Arkansas
Madalyn Quinlan
Montana Office of Public Instruction
Helena, Montana
Blair Loudat, Interim Chair
North Clackamas Schools
Portland, Oregon

Thomas Stella
Everett Public Schools
Everett, Massachusetts
Project Officer
Oona Cheung
Anthony Garofano
Quality Information Partners, Inc.
Lee Hoffman
National Center for Education Statistics