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PostsecData Members Offer Recommendations on Revisions for Upcoming IPEDS Administration

Published Jul 12, 2022

The Postsecondary Data Collaborative (Postsecdata) shares its appreciation with the U.S. Department of Education (ED) for incorporating the recommendations offered in its previous letter, including revisions to new guidance on how to report race/ethnicity information for undocumented students and students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) status, and the revision of the gender classification terminology. PostsecData encourages ED to revise data collections to disaggregate measures of student enrollment in noncredit education, strengthen the approach for building more detailed and inclusive categories of student gender, and avoid requiring institutions to classify students with gender categories that are inaccurate or incomplete.

Read the full letter.