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Thursday, May 17
Data Science
Data Science at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences
Thu, May 17, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Grand Ballroom G

The NCES/NISS Partnership: Data Collection Efforts/Structures/New Initiatives (304328)

*Nell Sedransk, National Institute of Statistical Sciences 
Andrew A. White, National Center for Education Statistics 

Keywords: NCES, NISS, expert advice, survey research, education data

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) have been involved in a thriving partnership which allows NCES to meet its ongoing needs for timely expert consultation with academic and industry experts on cutting-edge data, statistical, and survey research topics. This presentation will cover the origins and benefits of the partnership, and briefly review the partnership activities from the beginning in 1995 to the present, and conclude with an overall assessment of this cooperative venture.