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Links to various ranking services, "along with cautionary notes and a discussion of the ongoing controversy over rankings." Provided by the Education and Social Science Library of the University of Illinois.
The US Department of Education's Educational Resources Information Center.
Database containing information on 20,000 tests and research instruments. Some entries include references to journal articles where the full-text of the test can be found.
Detailed institution-level data on higher education from the National Center for Education Statistics. Covers enrollments, faculty and staff, finances, and other topics. Data is available through the "IPEDS Peer Analysis System" and/or as zipped files. Consult a reference librarian if you need assistance.
Interactive tool for mapping data related to education, in topic areas such as assessment, employment, demographics, and social (e.g. household makeup, citizenship, etc.). From the National Center for Education Statistics.
Information on occupations, including working conditions, education and training requirements, and job prospects. From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Part of the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment, these reports provide data on K-12 public schools. Data includes enrollment, attendance, class size, technology, library resources, staffing, programs, assessment results and more. Search by county, map, or word. Profiles from previous years are also available. Provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Descriptions and directory information for U.S. and Canadian graduate programs. (The paper version is available in Skillman Reference: LB 2371 .P38x.)
Provides access to geographic and demographic data useful for describing and analyzing characteristics of school districts, children, and K-12 education. School district maps are also available. Provided by the National Center for Education Statistics.
System used by federal statistical agencies to classify workers into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting, calculating, or disseminating data. Provided by the Bureau for Labor Statistics. For additional information on skills, knowledge, etc. associated with occupations, see O*NET Online.
Directory of learned societies, research institutions, libraries, museums and institutions of higher education from around the world.