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Analyzing NCES Data Using EdSurvey: A User’s Guide

October 2022

Michael Lee
Ting Zhang
Paul Bailey
Eric Buehler
Thomas Fink
Huade Huo
Sun-Joo Lee
Yuqi Liao
American Institutes for Research

Emmanuel Sikali
Senior Research Scientist
National Center for Education Statistics


The content of this user’s guide was commissioned by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and conducted by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) under Education Statistics Services Institute Network (ESSIN) Task Order 14: Assessment Division Support (Contract No. ED-IES-12-D-0002/0004). Task Order 14 supports NCES with expert advice and technical assistance on issues related to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

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