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Summary: 2002-2003 EDE Technical Reference January Change Pages

Publication Date: February 2002

Author: General Manager: SFA Student Channel

Summary: 2002-2003 EDE Technical Reference January Change Pages

Posted on February 15, 2002

TO: All Destination Points

FROM: U.S. Department of Education

RE: 2002-2003 EDE Technical Reference January Change Pages

We have posted the most recent version of the 2002-2003 Electronic Data Exchange (EDE) Technical Reference, which consists of the January 2002 set of change pages as well as the entire updated document, on the U.S. Department of Education’s Student Financial Assistance Download (fsadownload) Web site (located at

The 2002-2003 EDE Technical Reference provides programmer specifications and record layouts for schools or other organizations designing software systems to interface with ED's software for EDE data.

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Last Modified: 02/14/2002