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Education - General Resources: Government Agencies & Resources

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This site provides online library tours, research tutorials, and instructions on how to find resources on various topics.

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The library's discovery service - Primo

Use Primo to find books, journal titles, videos, audios, government documents, and other items owned by our libraries.

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Use databases and indexes to find articles.

Government Agencies & Resources

State Contacts and Information - U.S. Department of Education

Provides access to more than 2940 sites that offer information and assistance regarding a wide range of education-related topics.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)

Created by U.S. Dept. of Education, a gateway for teaching tools and resources available from a wide variety of U.S. Agencies.

The Nation's Report Card (National Assessment of Educational Progress, U.S. Dept. of Education)

Includes test results for reading, mathematics, and other subjects included in the testing program; NAEP publications; a glossary of terms; test questions; and more.

National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities

A resource for school facilities planning, design, funding, construction, and maintenance.

National Library of Education

NLE's collection is pertinent to educational theory, policy, and research.

New York State Education Department

Official source of information about education in New York. Click on "Topics A - Z" for an alphabetical list of major topics. Includes Internet links, reports, and much more.

Information and Reporting Services (New York State Education Department)

The Office of Information and Reporting Services is responsible for the collection and reporting of enrollment, assessment, school violence, state and No Child Left Behind accountability, career and technical education, graduation rate, post-graduation plans, teacher certification, and school staff data for school districts, public schools, charter schools, and nonpublic schools in New York State.

Office of Teaching Initiatives

Information on requirements for New York state teacher certification.

State Education Departments and Boards 

A list of 50 State Education Departments and Boards.

United State Department of Education

Includes descriptions of Department of Education programs and services, research and statistics, information about funding and student financial assistance, full-text publications, and more. Use the site map for easier navigation.

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