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Department of Education information products should be appropriate for the target audience. Each product should:

  1. Clearly state the goals or purpose of the information product;
  2. Include an unbiased presentation of the topic in question;
  3. If applicable, draw upon peer-reviewed, scientific evidence-based research that is appropriately documented;
  4. Clearly identify data sources, if applicable; and
  5. Confirm and document the reliability of the data, and acknowledge any shortcomings or explicit errors in any data that is included.
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Last Modified: 10/17/2005