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Version 8 DRAFT
The Version 8 draft of CEDS has been released for public comment. All are encouraged to review the draft standards and submit comments by December 20th via the CEDS website at: http://ceds.ed.gov/Version8Draft.aspx.

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CEDS has launched an Open Source Community (OSC) making the source code for the CEDS integrated data store, elements, and data warehouse available for use by anyone in the CEDS community. Join the OSC today to begin contributing to the development of CEDS.



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