NCES Section Name

November 21, 2013  |   Posted by :   |     |   Comments Off on NCES Section Name»


Definition: NCES Section Name is the name of the second level of the hierarchy for organizing NCES Handbook entries. Domains include sections. Examples of sections for organizations include: Institution Identification, Governance, Program, and Accountability. Examples of sections for the Student domain include: Personal Identification, Enrollment, and School participation, and Activities.

What This Means: A term that is functional for users of ESP’s metadata dictionary tool, called DataSpecs. DataSpecs is used when developing an education agency’s data dictionary.


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