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ERIC Number: ED486461
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr
National Forum on Education Statistics History
National Center for Education Statistics
The first task force meeting, co-organized by the Center for Education Statistics and CCSSO, was convened in Alexandria, Virginia, on March 13?15, 1988. The purpose of this meeting was to explore alternative strategies for a cooperative federal-state education statistics program that would be broad in scope, encompassing the Common Core of Data (CCD) and other surveys, as well as addressing the coordination of student achievement data collections. The task force accomplished the goal of the meeting by developing a conceptual framework for a cooperative system in terms of its approach, governance, mechanisms for operating the system, activities, and products in accord with the provisions of the proposed legislation. Using the proposed legislation as its guide, the task force focused on three major areas related to the development of a cooperative system: 1) administrative mechanisms for operating the cooperative system; 2) governance structure; and 3) activities and products. Appended are: (1) Proposal for Formal Working Relationship Between the National Forum on Education Statistics and the Education Information Advisory Committee; (2) Resolution, as Amended, Requesting Federal Coordination of Education Data Collection Efforts; (3) Resolution Recommending That the NCES Undertake Two Feasibility Studies Contained in A Guide to Improving the National Education Data System; (4) Resolution Requesting That NCES Propose a Plan and Budget for Activities Leading to the Implementation of the "Standards for Education Data Collection and Reporting" (SEDCAR); (5) Resolution Requesting That NCES Accept and Adopt the Recommendations of the Implementation Task Force Report ;(6) State of Nevada Department of Education; (7) Strategic Plan of the National Forum on Education Statistics Approved: January 27, 1993; (8) Resolutions Passed Relating to the Dropout Statistic Under the National Education Statistics Agenda Committee (NESAC) and; (9) Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Task Fa
Descriptors: Statistical Data, Data Collection, Academic Achievement, Cooperative Planning, Governance, Federal State Relationship, Federal Programs, Standards
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Publication Type: Guides - General; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.National Forum on Education Statistics (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.