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Title:  School Courses for the Exchange of Data (SCED) Uses and Benefits
Description: The School Courses for the Exchange of Data (SCED) Uses and Benefits publication was developed to provide a brief overview of SCED, highlight the research application and benefits of SCED to users, and illustrate SCED uses with case studies. SCED is a voluntary, common classification system for prior-to-secondary and secondary school courses. It can be used to compare course information, maintain longitudinal data about student coursework, and efficiently exchange coursetaking records. SCED is a free resource intended for federal, state, and local education agencies.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: January 2021
Web Release: January 28, 2021
Publication #: NFES 2021023
Center/Program: NFES
Associated Centers: NCES
Type of Product: Technical Brief
Data Use
Educational Research
Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical Brief, please contact:
Ghedam Bairu.