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The U.S. Department of Education’s 2016 National Center for Education Statistics’ (NCES) STATS-DC Data Conference, from July 12–14, 2016, at The Mayflower Hotel, offers

  • discussions on technical and policy issues related to the collection, maintenance, and use of education data for education researchers, policymakers, and data system managers from all levels of government who want to share innovations in the design and implementation of education data collections and information systems;
  • training and business meetings for Common Core of Data (CCD) and EDFacts data coordinators
  • information sessions on CCD, data collection, data linking beyond K–12, data management, data privacy, data quality, data standards (Common Education Data Standards [CEDS] or other standards), data use (both analytical and instructional), EDFacts, fiscal data, Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS), and changes in how the U.S. Department of Education collects and uses data; and
  • updates on federal and state activities affecting data collection and reporting, with a focus on information about the best new approaches in collecting, reporting, and using education statistics.

Conference Information

July 12 – 14, 2016
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-347-3000