ERIC Digests - short reports (1,000 - 1,500 words) on topics of prime current interest in education.
The Chronicle of Higher Education - current events and issues.
All Academic - the guide to free academic resources on-line
uPortal - a free, sharable portal under development by institutions of higher-education.
Academic Impressions - daily news
Inside Higher Ed - the online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education
College Board - founded in 1900, the College Board is a national membership association of schools and colleges whose aim is to facilitate the student transition to higher education.
National Parent Information Network (NPIN) - free service from US Department of Education. Also, 1-800-583-4135 Mon-Fri (Eastern time)
Middle States Commission on Higher Education - accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in the Middle States region.
European University Association - represents and supports higher education institutions in 46 countries
National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) - reports, recommends, news bulletin, publications, and NCTQ Databases.
Education Policy Center - Michigan State University
Data & Statistics
Center for Education Statistics - the
The Encyclopedia of ED Stats: the Condition of Education, The Digest of Education Statistics, and Projections of Education Statistics.
National Public School Locator Search - by NCES. This Locator has been developed to enable school officials and others to obtain the correct name, address, phone number, NCES ID number, and other characteristics of a public school or school district.
The PreK-3rd Data Resource Center - Pre-kindergarten through Third Grade longitudinal data
School District Data Book - contains the most extensive set of data on children, their households and the nation's school systems.
The 1,000 Top U.S. Schools - from Newsweek
National Report Cards - the State-by-State report card for Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education: Facts & Figures - presidents' salaries, definitions of Carnegie classifications...
College Tuition and Fees, 2005-06 - the Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education: Almanac - 1995/96-Present
College Navigator -
America's Best Colleges - college rankings by U.S. News and World Report
Carnegie Classification of Higher Education - searchable, 2000 version.
The Education and Career Center - Peterson's Guide
Critical Comparisons of American Colleges and Universities - an independent college assessment reference
College and University Profiles - the Chronicle of Higher Education
GraduateSchool.com – “The Graduate School Search Engine”
Ivy League - members, history, etc.
Online Colleges Database - tuition, size
Accredited Schools Online - rankings, accreditation, and resources
Financial Aid & Scholarship
Financial Aid - sources of scholarship, fellowship, and many other kinds of financial aid.
Guaranteed Scholarships - the scholarships listed on this page are all guaranteed.
FastWeb - over $1 billion in scholarships
WiredScholar - apply for student loans online
Fulbright Scholar Program - managed by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
Tests & Tools
The Princeton Review - online practice exams: S.A.T., G.M.A.T.
Kaplan Educational Center - a unit of the Washington Post.
Educational Testing Service - P.S.A.T., S.A.T., L.S.A.T., and G.M.A.T.
Tests - Test.com features the Internet's largest collection of instantly scored tests. Practice for the SAT, GRE, TOEFL, and many more academic entrance exams online. In addition, it offers exams on Civil Service, programming, etc. You can even create a test online.
LSAT Prep Materials
Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) - a free web-based written assignment tool
Exam Focus - Based in Morrisville, NC, the site offers practice tests on standard tests
Vocabulary - helps prepare for the SSAT, PSAT, GED, SAT, and ACT. It supplements personal vocabulary acquisition in home-schooling and ESL programs.
B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper - math, science, English, history, music, almost every subject.
HomeworkHelper - formerly known as the Super Tutor Company.
Ed Helper - math, reading comprehension
A Word A Day - a free email service by Wordsmith.Org
Rhyme Zone - find a word’s rhymes, synonyms, definitions, and more
On this Day - research on your birthday, New York Times Archive
Writers Free Reference - a list of free reference sites useful to writers
The Planetary Society - your connection to the exploration of the solar system and the search for life in the universe.
Click and Learn (.org) - for teachers & students
Click and Learn (.com) - Blank / Blackline Maps (Free to Teachers)
The Educator’s Reference Desk - ERIC, Lesson Plans, and Question Archive.
Lesson Plans - home of the largest collection of lesson plans on the Internet (over 300)! Math, Science, Social Studies, Music, Art, Language Arts, P. E.
BigChalk - a wide range of subjects.
The History Guide - created by
Steven Kreis, a history professor at
History Matters - the
Facts On File Curriculum Resource Center - (from York IP addresses only)
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program - administrated by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Open Courseware Consortium - a free and open digital publication of high quality educational materials, organized as courses.
Courses Listing - Open Courseware, University of Notre Dame
Syllabus Finder - Daniel J. Cohen
Class.com - quality education over the Internet to learners worldwide
Blackboard - e-Learning at more than 3,300 colleges, schools, associations, and companies - in every state and 70 countries.
Textbooks - new and used textbooks by BigWords.com
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