Federal and State Educational Resources 

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This webpage contains four types of sites.
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Federal Departments
State Departments in Aphabetical Order
The ERIC system
Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouses

 

U.S. Department of Education (Click to visit)


The introduction to this site says

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"These pages help parents, teachers, students, and others: make sure children start school ready, learn to read, and succeed in school; find lesson ideas, learning resources, and educational materials; locate teacher training programs and professional development opportunities; strengthen assessment, parent involvement, school safety, special education, and civil rights; plan for college, find the right postsecondary institution, and get help paying for it; take advantage of financial resources for students, institutions, schools, school districts, and states; learn about postsecondary accreditation and participate in federal student aid programs apply for a grant or contract and how to manage a grant, and more."



This U.S. Department of Education site offers a comprehensive compendium of resources written from a federal perspective. An abundance of riches.


State Departments of Education (to Top)

State sites vary in quality and comprehensiveness, but often are indispensable when it comes to finding up-to-date information. Remember too, state government enjoys overall control over America's public schools.

A through M
N through W

 

Alabama Department of Education
Gordon Persons Office Building
50 North Ripley Street
P.O. Box 302102
Montgomery, AL 36130-2101

(334) 242-9700
FAX: (334) 242-9708
E-Mail

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Suite
200 801 West 10th Street
Juneau, AK 99801-1894

(907) 465-2800
TTY: (907) 465-2800
FAX: (907) 465-4156

Arizona Department of Education

1535 West Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85007

(602) 542-5460 (800) 352-8400
FAX: (602) 542-5440
E-Mail

Arkansas Department of Education
General Education Division Room 304 A
Four State Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201-1071

(501) 682-4204
FAX: (501) 682-1079
E-Mail

California Department of Education
Second Floor
721 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 657-2451
FAX: (916) 657-2682
E-Mail

Colorado Department of Education

201 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80203-1704
(303) 866-6600
FAX: (303) 830-0793
E-Mail

Connecticut Department of Education
Room 305
State Office Building
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106-1080
(860) 566-5061
FAX: (860) 566-8964
E-Mail

Delaware Department of Education
John G. Townsend Building
P.O. Box 1402
Federal and Lockerman Streets
Dover, DE 19903-1402
(302) 739-4601
FAX: (302) 739-4654
E-Mail

District of Columbia Public Schools
Union Square
825 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 724-4222

FAX: (202) 442-5026
E-Mail

Florida Department of Education
Room PL 08
Capitol Building
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(850) 487-1785

FAX: (850) 413-0378

Georgia Department of Education
2054 Twin Towers
East 205 Butler Street
Atlanta, GA 30334-5001
(404) 656-2800
(800) 311-3627 Toll Free Restrictions: GA residents only

FAX: (404) 651-6867
E-Mail

Hawaii Department of Education
1390 Miller Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-3310

FAX: (808) 586-3320
E-Mail

Idaho Department of Education
Len B. Jordan Office Building
650 West State Street
P. O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0027
(208) 332-6800
(800) 432-4601 Toll Free Restrictions: ID residents only

TTY: (800) 377-3529
FAX: (208) 334-2228

Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777
(217) 782-4321
TTY: (217) 782-1900

FAX: (217) 524-4928

Indiana Department of Education

State House, Room 229
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2795
(317) 232-0808

FAX: (317) 233-6326
E-Mail

Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
East 14th and Grand Streets
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
(515) 281-3436

FAX: (515) 281-4122
E-Mail

Kansas Department of Education

120 South East 10th Avenue Topeka, KS 66612-1182
(785) 296-3201

FAX: (785) 296-7933
E-Mail

Kentucky Department of Education
19th Floor 500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-7168
(800) 533-5372 Toll Free Restrictions: KY residents only

FAX: (502) 564-6470
E-Mail

Louisiana Department of Education

626 North Fourth Street
P. O. Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70704-9064
(225) 342-4411 (877) 453-2721

FAX: (225) 342-7316

Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
(207) 624-6616
TTY: (207) 287-2550

FAX: (207) 624-6618
E-Mail

Maryland Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-0100

FAX: (410) 333-6033


Massachusetts Department of Education

Educational Improvement Group
350 Main Street Malden, MA 02148
(781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370

FAX: (781) 338-3395
E-Mail


Michigan Department of Education
Hannah Building Fourth Floor
608 West Allegan Street Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 373-3324

FAX: (517) 335-4565


Minnesota Department of Children, Families, and Learning
1500 Highway 36
West Roseville, MN 55113-4266
(651) 582-8200
TTY: (651) 582-8201

FAX: (651) 582-8727
E-Mail


Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO
65102-0480
(573) 751-4212
TTY: (800) 735-2966

FAX: (573) 751-8613
E-Mail

Montana Office of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620-2501
(406) 444-2082
(888) 231-9393 Toll Free Restrictions: MT residents only

FAX: (406) 444-3924
E-Mail

Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P. O. Box 94987 Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
(402) 471-2295
TTY: (402) 471-7295

FAX: (402) 471-0117
E-Mail


Nevada State Department of Education
700 East Fifth Street
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 687-9141

FAX: (775) 687-9101
E-Mail

New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street
State Office Park South Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3495 (800) 339-9900
TTY: (800) 735-2964

FAX: (603) 271-1953
E-Mail

New Jersey Department of Education
P.O. Box 500
100 Riverview Place
Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
(609) 292-4469

FAX: (609) 777-4099


New Mexico State Department of Education
Education Building
300 Don Gaspar Santa Fe, NM 87501-2786
(505) 827-6516
TTY: (505) 827-6541

FAX: (505) 827-6696
E-Mail

New York Education Department
Education Building Room 111
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-5844

FAX: (518) 473-4909
E-Mail


North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Education Building
301 North Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-2825
(919) 807-3300

FAX: (919) 715-1278


North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
11th Floor Department 201
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
(701) 328-2260

FAX: (701) 328-2461
E-Mail

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Ohio Department of Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215-4183
(877) 644-6338

FAX: (614) 752-3956
E-Mail

Oklahoma State Department of Education

2500 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4599
(405) 521-3301

FAX: (405) 521-6205
E-Mail

Oregon Department of Education

255 Capitol Street, NE
Salem, OR 97310-0203
(503) 378-3600
TTY: (503) 378-2892

FAX: (503) 378-5156
E-Mail

Pennsylvania Department of Education
10th Floor 333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
(717) 787-5820

FAX: (717) 787-7222
E-Mail

Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
255 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903-3400
(401) 222-4600, Ext.
TTY: (800) 745-5555

FAX: (401) 222-4044
E-Mail


South Carolina Department of Education
1006 Rutledge Building
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 734-8492

FAX: (803) 734-3389

South Dakota Department of Education and Cultural Affairs
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
(605) 773-3134
TTY: (605) 773-6302

FAX: (605) 773-6139
E-Mail

Tennessee State Department of Education
Andrew Johnson Tower, Sixth Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0375
(615) 741-2731

FAX: (615) 532-4791
E-Mail


Texas Education Agency
William B. Travis Building
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1494
(512) 463-9734

FAX: (512) 463-9008


Utah State Office of Education
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 538-7500

FAX: (801) 538-7521
E-Mail

Vermont Department of Education
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
(802) 828-3135
TTY: (802) 828-2755

FAX: (802) 828-3140
E-Mail


Virginia Department of Education
P. O. Box 2120
101 North 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23218-2120
(804) 225-2020
(800) 292-3820 Toll Free Restrictions: VA residents only

FAX: (804) 371-2455
E-Mail


Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (Washington)
Old Capitol Building
600 South Washington
P. O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
(360) 586-6904
TTY: (360) 664-3631

FAX: (360) 753-6712

West Virginia Department of Education
Building 6
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25305-0330
(304) 558-0304

FAX: (304) 558-2584
E-Mail


Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
125 South Webster Street
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
(608) 266-3390 (800) 441-4563
TTY: (608) 267-2427

FAX: (608) 267-1052


Wyoming Department of Education
Hathaway Building Second Floor
2300 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7675
TTY: (307) 777-7744

FAX: (307) 777-6234
E-Mail

 


The ERIC System (To TOP)



ERIC, which is supported by the U.S. Department of Education, is "...the largest education database in the world-containing more than 1 million records of journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, and books."

The ERIC system incorporates 16 subject-specific clearinghouses as well as associated adjunct clearinghouses, and support components.

ERIC is usually where to start if you are doing research in education.


Adult, Career, and Vocational Education

AskERIC Virtual Library

Assessment and Evaluation

Community Colleges

Counseling and Student Services

Disabilities and Gifted Education

Educational Management

Elementary and Early Childhood Education


Early Childhood Research & Practice

Higher Education
Information & Technology

Languages and Linguistics

National Parent Information Network

Reading, English, and Communication

Rural Education and Small Schools


Science, Math and Environmental Education

Social Studies/Social Science Education

Teaching and Teacher Education

Urban Education




Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouses (To TOP)

Child Care

Clinical Schools

Educational Opportunity

Entrepreneurial Education

ESL Literacy Education
Law-Related Education

Service Learning

Test Collection

United States-Japan Studies



 
 
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