Parent Resources - Research
National Center For Educational Statistics
National Center for Education Statistics' website is to provide clear, complete information about NCES' mission and activities, and to serve the research, education and other interested communities.
National Educational Association
NEA has a long, proud history as the nation's leading organization committed to advancing the cause of public education.
Phi Delta Kappan
Phi Delta KAPPAN is the nation's most-read education magazine. Published since 1915, it addresses policy issues for educators at all levels.
National Middle School Association
National Middle School Association (NMSA) has been a voice for those committed to the educational and developmental needs of young adolescents. NMSA is the only national education association dedicated exclusively to the growth of middle level education.
National School Board Foundation
The National School Boards Foundation's mission is to foster excellence and equity in public education through innovation in school board leadership and community engagement. Also see Leadership Matters: Transforming Urban School Boards
OnLine News Hour With Jim Leher
PBS On Line Education Video Reports
The Cato Institute - On Education
Nonpartisan public policy research foundation headquartered in Washington, D.C. Also see multi-media links from Cato.
West Educational Research Laboratory
WestEd is a nonprofit research, development, and service agency. As one of the nation’s Regional Educational Laboratories, WestEd serves Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah.
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
NWREL is part of a national network of 10 educational laboratories funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
GreatSchools.net is your objective source of school information on elementary, middle and high schools providing information about public, private and charter schools in all 50 states and detailed school profiles.
California Safe Schools Assessment.
This report for the 2000-2001 school year is the sixth and last year the data has been compiled from a school by school census of violent crimes, crimes against property, and crimes involving alcohol and drugs. It gives you a window into the relative safety of schools.
site provides a window on the key statistical factors about California schools. District and school level data is available in sensible formats.
is a California nonprofit organization that focuses on helping educators understand educational topics and policy choices. That may sound boring, but they try to make it happen with flare.
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