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U.S. Department of Education - Research & Statistics
U.S. Dept of Ed. houses and supports research, evaluation, and statistics, conducted by the IES, NCES, NAEP, policy and program studies, disability and rehab research, career and technical education information, and the improvement of postsecondary ed.
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - U.S. Department of Education
NCES, located within the U.S. Dept. of Education's Institute for Education Science is the main federal entity for collecting and analyzing national and international education data.
Condition of Education (NCES)
An annual report summarizing developments and trends in education using data from 59 indicators in six main areas.
Digest of Education Statistics (NCES)
Provides compiled information of K-12 through graduate school education in the United States.
National Association of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Education, NAEP provides results on subject-matter achievement, instructional experiences, and school environment for sample populations of students but not scores for individual students or schools.
"The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics (Forum) is a collection of 22 Federal government agencies involved in research and activities related to children and families."
Statistical Abstracts of the United States - Education
Published since 1878, the Abstract is an authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
University of Michigan Statistical Information on the Web - Education
The U of M Library's document center of links to all kinds of stats in every level of education.
Resources for Teachers
ED.gov - U.S. Department of Education
Information on the U.S. government's policies and resources related to education. Most interesting are the links in the Teaching Resources and One-Stop for Lesson Ideas sections.
George Lucas Educational Foundation. Encourages innovation in schools and offers free instructional modules. Of special interest are the areas on teacher preparation and technology integration.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - (FREE)
U.S. Dept. of Education has compiled information of more than 1500 teaching and learning resources in 10 broad subject categories such as Arts & Music, Health & Physical Education, History and Social Studies, Language Arts, Math, and Science.
Interactive guide to learning disabilities for children, teachers, and parents.
PBS Teacher Source
Thousands of articles and activities.
Survival Guide for New Teachers
Helpful tips for the first-year teacher and other documents about teaching and the first year on Ed.gov.
Provides elementary, middle school and high school educators with ideas, classroom activities, and student readings to foster critical thinking on solving current social issues.
Library of Congress designed site of classroom teacher resources such as lesson plans, classroom activities, primary sources, and professional development.
Teachers.teach-nology.com - Best on the Web for Teachers
Online lesson plans and links to other teacher's tools and resources.
Texas Education Agency - Welcome to the Texas Education Agency
"TEA is the administrative unit for primary and secondary public education in Texas."