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1 MEP Data Updates Race/Ethnicity Loreto Tessini Jose Viana August 19, 2009

2 Race/Ethnicity Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 202 / Friday, October 19, 2007 / Notices Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 202 / Friday, October 19, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Final Guidance on Maintaining, Collecting, and Reporting Racial and Ethnic Data to the U.S. Department of Education Key point: distinguishes between ethnicity and race. It collects ethnicity and race separately. Key point: distinguishes between ethnicity and race. It collects ethnicity and race separately. Focus: Focus: Ethnicity Hispanic Ethnicity Hispanic Race American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, White Race American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, White

3 Re-Identification Races/Ethnicity that need to be re- identified: Races/Ethnicity that need to be re- identified: Hispanic Hispanic Asian or Pacific Islander Asian or Pacific Islander Multiracial Multiracial Other Other

4 How to collect race/ethnicity Ask these two questions: 1. Do you identify yourself (or the child) as Latino or Hispanic? 2. Do you identify yourself (or the child) as: 1. American Indian or Alaska Native 2. Asian 3. Black or African American 4. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5. White

5 Handwritten COE Enter all the selections Enter all the selections COE in Race/Ethnicity column enter the following letters: COE in Race/Ethnicity column enter the following letters: AM = American Indian or Alaska Native AM = American Indian or Alaska Native AS = Asian AS = Asian BL = Black or African American BL = Black or African American HI = Hispanic or Latino HI = Hispanic or Latino WH = White WH = White PI = Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander PI = Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

6 COE

7 Questions Loreto Tessini Loreto Tessini Jose Viana Jose Viana


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