Description of Data Element 01804





NAME:         Acceleration Indicator                                            



NUMBER:       01804                                                             



FILES/TABLES: RET                                                               



INTENT:                                                                         
   Retention Reporting                                                          
   Effectiveness of Acceleration Mechanisms                                     



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   An indication of whether or not the student was awarded credit               
   at the reporting institution via either dual enrollment or                   
   advanced placement testing (such as International Baccalaureate,             
   CLEP, Advanced Placement, or Other Departmental Exams).                      



ALGORITHM:                                                                      
   This element is program generated.                                           
   A value of N is generated when no acceleration credit is reported        <   



TABLE VALUES:                                                                   
   D              Institution reported dual enrollment credit               <   
                      earned (only)                                         <   
   T              Institution reported testing credit (only)                    
   B              Institution reported credit for both dual enrollment          
                      and testing                                               
   N              No acceleration credit reported                           <   



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DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(1)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          ACCEL_TYPE                                             
   SHORT NAME:           ACCLTYP                                                



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  02/11/05                                                   



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