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Links to Sites of Interest to Educators and Students.
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the official federal statistical unit for education and is part of the U.S. Department of Education. NCES conducts a wide variety of studies and analyses, including international comparisons.
NCES Data Sets and Surveys describe the surveys and methodologies employed by the National Center for Education Statistics and provide direct access to online data sets and tables.
NCES Statistical Indicators Online provides direct access to the annual indicators used by the National Center for Education statistics to report on the condition and progress of education in the United States.
The Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) is the principal office of the U.S. Department of Education responsible for federal research and dissemination activities in education
National Institute on the Education of At-Risk Students . The At-Risk Institute supports a range of research and development activities designed to improve the education of students at risk of educational failure because of limited English proficiency, poverty, race, geographic location, or economic disadvantage.
The Library of Congress Online Catalog is a database of approximately 12 million records representing books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials in the Library's collections. The Online Catalog also provides references, notes, circulation status, and information about materials still in the acquisitions stage.
ACCESS ERIC is the central access site for the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC), the National Library of Education's electronic database and network of specialized information Clearinghouses. ERIC provides a comprehensive array of user services and research tools on all aspects of education.
The National TRIO Clearinghouse is an adjunct Clearinghouse on Educational Opportunity affiliated with the ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education. The Clearinghouse collects and disseminates information, applied program materials, resources, and research related to TRIO Programs and TRIO students. The Clearinghouse focuses on issues of educational opportunity and access to higher education for low income, first generation participants and students with disabilities.
Fedstats.gov is a searchable database of statistical reports and topics compiled from all federal statistical agencies. It includes every subject about which the government collects data, including education.
The Government Information Sharing Project The Government Information Sharing Project is a cooperative project that provides information on locating statistics, including educational data, collected and published by state and local governments as well as the federal government.
The College Board collects and reports annual data on higher education institutions, majors, and student flows, particularly at the undergraduate level.