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U.S. Education Statistics: U.S. Department of Education

Department of Education

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)  

National Center for Education Statistics - The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

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  • ED Data Inventory - ED Data Inventory is to describe all data reported to the Department of Education, with the exception of personnel and administrative data. It includes data collected as part of grant activities, along with statistical data collected to allow publication of valuable statistics about the state of education in this country. The ED Data Inventory includes descriptive information about each data collection, along with information on the specific data elements in individual collections. The search function is keyword-based, and collects results from the series, study, and variable levels of each data collection.  See Data Inventory List.
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Joanna Thompson
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