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EDFacts Graduates and Dropouts, 2017-18

Metadata Updated: August 12, 2023

EDFacts Graduates and Dropouts, 2017-18 (EDFacts GD:2017-18) is one of 17 “topics" identified in the EDFacts documentation (in this database, each “topic" is entered as a separate study). EDFacts GD:2017-18 ( annually collects cross-sectional data from states about student who graduate or receive a certificate of completion from secondary education or students who dropped out of secondary education at the school, LEA, and state levels. EDFacts GD:2017-18 data were collected using the EDFacts Submission System (ESS), a centralized portal and their submission by states is mandatory and required for benefits. Not submitting the required reports by a state constitutes a failure to comply with law and may have consequences for federal funding to the state. Key statistics produced from EDFacts GD:2017-18 are from 6 data groups with information on Regulatory Cohort Graduation Rate (Four, Five, and Six Year)-Graduation Rate; Regulatory Cohort Graduation Rate (Four, Five, and Six Year)-Student Counts; Graduation Rate; Graduates/Completers; Regulatory Cohort Graduation Rate-Flex; and Regulatory Cohort Graduation Rate Student Counts-Flex. For the purposes of this system, data groups are referred to as variables, as a result of the structure and format of EDFacts' data.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date August 12, 2023
Metadata Updated Date August 12, 2023
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y

Metadata Source

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 12, 2023
Metadata Updated Date August 12, 2023
Publisher U.S. Department of Education
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Data First Published 2013-06-01
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2023-07-20T22:05:44.584242
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y
Bureau Code 018:00
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Data Quality True
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Harvest Source Id 2a5c4dd8-eda9-4f03-abc3-fff8cfb80fc6
Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Old Spatial United States
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education
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Temporal 2015/2016

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