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November 21, 2013  |   Posted by :   |     |   Comments Off on Parent»


Definition: Parent is the name of the immediate parent option set in the hierarchy for an option set that is a subset within an option set hierarchy. For example, the option set “Primary grade codes” (grades K-3) are a subset of the option set for “Elementary Grade Codes,” which are a subset of the “Master” option set of “All Grade Codes.”

What This Means: A term that is functional for users of ESP’s metadata dictionary tool, called DataSpecs. DataSpecs is used when developing an education agency’s data dictionary.


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