Federal and State Educational Resources
This webpage contains four types of sites.
Click on their names to jump to them
State Departments in Aphabetical Order
The ERIC system
Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouses
U.S. Department of Education (Click
The introduction to this site says"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
Hawaii Department of Education
Maryland Department of Education
Ohio Department of Education
Vermont Department of Education
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
Assessment and Evaluation
Counseling and Student Services
Disabilities and Gifted Education
Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Research & Practice
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
Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouses (To TOP)
United States-Japan Studies