TEA K-12 Data Resources and Research Links to state performance data and research resources, including Academic Excellence Indicator System Reports, TEA's Division of Accountability Research, the Dropout Prevention Clearinghouse, and the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS). Texas Higher Education Data "Created and maintained by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the links on this page provide access to Texas higher education data and related data sources via reports, statistics, queries, and other interactive tools." Texas P-16 Public Education Information Resource Provides data about Texas students from pre-kindergarten through college and pre-kindergarten through high school educators. National Center for Education Statistics "The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education." Federal Offices and Projects United States Department of Education Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Office of Postsecondary Education
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)
Office of Vocational and Adult Education Office of Federal Student Aid
Federal Perkins Loan Program
P-16 National Organizations and Projects Achieve, Inc. and the American Diploma Project "Created by the nation's governors and business leaders. Achieve helps states prepare all young people for postsecondary education, work, and citizenship by raising academic standards and achievement in America's schools." edweek.org Research Center Provides access to research tools, special reports, and resources, including Quality Counts 2006, the NCLB Progress Report, and leadership and salary information. The Education Trust "The Education Trust advances its mission along several fronts, from raising its voice in national and state policy debates to helping teachers improve instruction in their classrooms. Regardless of where it occurs, our work maintains a relentless focus on improving the education of all students, and particularly those students whom the system has traditionally left behind." Education Commission of the States (ECS) "ECS is an interstate compact created in 1965 to improve public education by facilitating the exchange of information, ideas and experiences among state policymakers and education leaders. As a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization involving key leaders from all levels of the education system, ECS creates unique opportunities to build partnerships, share information and promote the development of policy based on available research and strategies." National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education "The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education promotes public policies that enhance Americans' opportunities to pursue and achieve high-quality education and training beyond high school. As an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, the National Center prepares action-oriented analyses of pressing policy issues facing the states and the nation regarding opportunity and achievement in higher education-including two- and four-year, public and private, for-profit and nonprofit institutions" National Governors Association Center for Best Practices "The NGA Center for Best Practices supports governors in their efforts to improve education by providing technical assistance, policy analysis and reports, and information on best practices." Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) "The Southern Regional Education Board is proud to be the nation’s first interstate compact for education, founded in 1948. With 16 member states, SREB works to achieve 12 Challenge to Lead Goals for Education in the region." Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) "WICHE works with its 15 member states to assure access and excellence in higher education for all citizens of the West."
Last Modified on November 29, 2006