Dept of Education (Federal) http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml
U.S. Department of Education resources for students http://www.ed.gov/students/landing.jhtml?src=pn
Research and Statistics http://www.ed.gov/rschstat/landing.jhtml?src=rt
Resources for students of all ages.
No Child Left Behind http://www.ed.gov/nclb/landing.jhtml?src=pb
overview, FAQ, and state level data.The goal of No Child Left Behind,
is to create the best educational opportunities for our nation's
children and to ensure that they have every opportunity to succeed."
Financial Aid Info http://www.ed.gov/finaid/landing.jhtml?src=rt
This site provides an overview of financial aid options for those considering how to pay for college.
Federal Student Aid http://www.studentaid.ed.gov
Grants and Contracts http://www.ed.gov/fund/landing.jhtml
This site has information for students, parents and councelors on Federal sources of aid.
FASFA Free Application for Student Aid http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form used by virtually all two and four-year colleges, universities and career schools for the awarding of federal student aid and most state and college aid. A FAFSA may be submitted either on line at www.fafsa.ed.gov or by completing the paper form. Apply online here.
Student Loan Consolidation http://loanconsolidation.ed.gov/
National Student Loan Data Systems http://www.nslds.ed.gov/nslds_SA/
Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV
loans and Pell grants.
A central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and access to approximately $400 billion in annual awards.
Special Grant programs http://www.ed.gov/programs/landing.jhtml?src=ln
administers programs authorized and funded by Congress. These programs
provide financial aid for eligible applicants for elementary,
secondary, and college education; for the education of individuals with
disabilities and of those who are illiterate, disadvantaged, or gifted;
and for the education of immigrants, American Indians, and people with
limited English proficiency… Find information about each ED program:
its purpose, who is eligible to apply, and more."
Lots of material on federal education policies here. Detailed information on
No Child Left Behind legislation and policies.
ED Priorities and Initiatives http://www.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/index.html?src=ln
current and past administrations.
Department of Education publications. Links to theInnovations in
Education book series, reports on the performance and accountability
of ED programs, the Helping your Child series for parents of
school-aged and preschool children, and the Healthy Start, Grow Smart
series for parents of children aged newborn to 12 months. Some
publications are also available in Spanish and there are additional
links to resources for Spanish speakers.
for older and out-of-print publications.
Indexing and some full text ERIC documents as well as indexing for journals.
U.S. Department of Education houses and supports organizations that
provide research, evaluation, and statistics. This page links to some
of these organizations and other resources. Features include the
Trends in International Math & Science (TIMSS) which looks at math
and science achievement of U.S. students from an international
perspective, the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) on
math literacy and problem-solving of U.S. 15-year-olds compared to
other nations, the Guide to Evidence-Based Practices, and the What
Institute of Education Sciences http://ies.ed.gov/
National Assessment of Educational Progress http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/
Research, evaluation, statistics, and guidance on evidence-based policy and practice.
The National Center for Education Research http://ies.ed.gov/ncer/
rigorous, scientifically based research that addresses the nation’s
most pressing education needs, from early childhood to postgraduate
National Center for Education Statistics http://nces.ed.gov/
"The NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing
data related to education; NCES issues numerous publications and
datasets each year. These include: early releases, issue briefs,
statistical reports, directories, and handbooks of standard
terminology. Many publications report the findings of specific surveys,
but at least three--Digest of Education Statistics, Projections of
Education Statistics, and The Condition of Education--cover the field
of education statistics from a broad perspective."
The National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/
unbiased large-scale evaluations of education programs and practices
supported by federal funds, such as Reading First and Title I of the
Elementary and Secondary Education Act".
The National Center for Special Education Research http://ies.ed.gov/ncser/
Brooklyn College Library Subject Page on Demographics and Statistics http://dewey.brooklyn.cuny.edu/resources/subject.jsp?sub_id=36#128Includes not only education statistics, but also demographic materials for researchers who need to do community profiles.
a comprehensive program of special education research designed to
expand the knowledge and understanding of infants, toddlers and
children with disabilities."
"What America's students know and can do in academic subjects."
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/ppss/reports.html
"Analyzes education policy and evaluates education programs."
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/fipse/index.html
"Innovative projects for improving postsecondary education."
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research http://www.ed.gov/rschstat/research/pubs/research.html
"Research on the full inclusion, social integration, employment, and
independent living of disabled individuals of all ages. Links to the
Burn Data Coordination Center, the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Database, the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Database, Interagency, the
Subcommittee on Disability Statistics (ISDS), and the Disability
Organizations sponsored by the Office of Special Education Programs http://www.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/resources.html
"Research related to special education."
National Research and Dissemination Centers for Career and Technical Education http://www.nccte.org/
State and Local
NYS Dept. of Education http://www.nysed.gov/
Office of Council http://www.counsel.nysed.gov/
Grants & Finance
Dept. of Education (NYC) http://www.nycenet.edu/default.aspx
"Our mission is to provide the Regents, the Commissioner and the Department with legal counsel and services that enable them to establish education
policy and comply with the law."
Chancellor's Regulations and Discipline Codes.