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1 Sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics U.S. Department of Education as a component of the National Cooperative Education Statistics System

2 Forum Purpose To improve the QUALITY COMPARABILITY UTILITY of elementary & secondary education data

3 To develop and recommend strategies for implementing national education standards useful to education decisionmaking To improve the collection and dissemination of education data To address emerging issues affecting education data policy Forum Goals

4 Representatives of state and local education agencies Offices of the U.S. Department of Education Other Federal Agencies Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs) National Associations Other Associations Forum Members & Associates

5 Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Puerto Rico Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming SEAs & LEAs Membership

6 Institute of Education Sciences National Center for Educational Evaluation & Regional Assistance Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Office of Vocational & Adult Education Office of English Language Acquisition Office of Migrant Education Assessment Division Membership U.S. Department of Education

7 Membership Other Federal Agencies Food, Nutrition & Consumer Services Bureau of Indian Education Department of the Interior National Endowment for the Arts

8 Association of School Business Officials International Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Consortium for School Networking Council of Chief State School Officers Data Quality Campaign National Catholic Education Association National Conference of State Legislatures Northwest Evaluation Association Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council Schools Interoperability Framework Association State Educational Technology Directors Association State Higher Education Executive Officers Associates National Associations

9 Associates Regional Educational Laboratories REL Appalachia REL Central REL Mid-Atlantic REL Midwest REL Northeast and Islands REL Northwest REL Pacific REL Southeast REL Southwest REL West

10 U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education Guam Department of Education American Samoa Department of Education Associates Other Associates

11 National Education Statistics Agenda Committee … addresses issues, concerns, and solutions affecting the collection and reporting of elementary, secondary, early childhood, and postsecondary education statistics Policies, Programs and Implementation … addresses the policy implications of the Forum’s work on national education data issues Technology... addresses technology-related strategies for improving data collection and communication within states, between states, and with the U.S. Department of Education Forum Standing Committees

12 School Courses for the Exchange of Data (SCED) Alternative Socioeconomic Status (SES) Measures College and Career Ready Virtual Education Current Working Group Topics

13 Education policymakers School, district, and state administrators Data collectors, reporters, and providers Data collection instrument developers Administrative records system developers MIS & technology staff Community members Education researchers Parents Forum Audiences

14 Forum Guide to School Courses for the Exchange of Data (SCED) Classification System(2014) Forum Guide to Supporting Data Access for Researchers: A Local Education Agency Perspective (2014) Free Forum Resources

15 Forum Guide to the Teacher-Student Data Link: A Technical Implementation Resource (2013) Forum Guide to Taking Action with Education Data Forum Guide to Supporting Data Access for Researchers: A State Education Agency Perspective Free Forum Resources

16 Forum Guide to Facilities Information Management: A Resource for State and Local Education Agencies Forum Guide to Ensuring Equal Access to Education Websites Forum Guide to Crime, Violence, and Discipline Incident Data Free Forum Resources

17 Traveling Through Time: The Forum Guide to Longitudinal Data Systems (Series) Book I: What is an LDS? Book II: Planning and Developing an LDS Book III: Effectively Managing LDS Data Book IV: Advanced LDS Usage Forum Guide to Data Ethics & Online Course

18 Crisis Data Management: A Forum Guide to Collecting and Managing Data About Displaced Students Forum Guide to Metadata: The Meaning Behind Education Data Every School Day Counts: The Forum Guide to Collecting and Using Attendance Data Free Forum Resources

19 Managing an Identity Crisis: Forum Guide to Implementing New Federal Race and Ethnicity Categories Forum Guide to Core Finance Data Elements Forum Curriculum for Improving Education Data: A Resource for LEAs Free Forum Resources

20 Forum Guide to Decision Support Systems: A Resource for Educators Forum Guide to Education Indicators Free Forum Resources

21 Download free PDF and HTML versions of publications at: Publications

22 browse: write:Ghedam Bairu Room K Street, NW Washington, DC Forum Contacts


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