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Multiple Chioce: Charter School Performance in 16 States (6/09)
From the Center for Research on Education Outcomes, Stanford University

Executive Order S-06-09 by the Governor of the State of California (5/09)
(regarding the establishment and goals of the California ICT Digital Literacy Leadership Council)

Measuring Up: How the Highest Performing State (Massachusetts) Compares to the Highest Performing Country (Hong Kong) in Grade 3 (4/09)
From the American Institutes for Research

The Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap in America's Schools (4/09)

Effects of the California High School Exit Exam on Student Achievement and Graduation (4/09)
This site includes more podcasts from the Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE)

State Schools Chief Jack O'Connell Applauds Adoption of World Language Content Standards (1/09)

Newsroom - California Department of Education

NPR Education Podcast (updated Wednesdays)

Press Room - US Department of Education

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California Department of Education; Academic Performance Index (API) Reports

California Department of Education DataQuest
DataQuest helps one find facts and reports about California Schools and districts; including
API and High School Exit Exam.

The Condition of Education
Charts and narrative present information about US school quality indicators for both K-12 and higher education.

CSUS University Factbook
Demographic information about CSUS enrollment and programs.

Digest of Education Statistics
Tables present demographic data about the state of education in the US

Encyclopedia of Psychology

Kids Count
A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation; this is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the United States.

A Lexicon of Learning: What Educators mean when they say...
An online dictionary of education terms.

National Center for Education Statistics Electronic Catalog
NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting/analyzing dated related to education in the US and other nations.

Rand California Education Statistics

School Accountability Report Card (California)
For each public school, provides information including: student achievement (STAR, API, SAT), California Fitness Test, school safety and climate for learning, teaching quality, dropouts and graduates, demographics and enrollment, and fiscal and expenditure data.

STAR (Standardized Testing and Reporting) Test Results
California's statewide testing program with results available by school and district.

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Education Policy Analysis Archives
Online peer-reviewed journal which includes reports of original research on education policy issues.

Education Week on the Web
The weekly newspaper for in K-12 education news. The archive is also available; free registration is required.

Educator's Reference Desk
Free to the public; maintains a searchable version of the ERIC database containing citations and abstracts for education journals and reports from 1966-current.

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California Commission on Teacher Credentialing / Standards for Educator Preparation

California State Board of Education Content Standards for California Public Schools
State standards documents for various subjects are posted, including some drafts for which comments are invited.

Developing Educational Standards
Links to US educational standards documents are listed by subject and state.

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American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

American Educational Research Association

American Association of Physics Teachers

Annie E. Casey Foundation - Education
Funds research and programs on school policy, urban schools, early childhood, school readiness, etc. Full text of many reports available.

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

California Association of Teachers of English

California Charter Schools Association
Directory of California charter schools and info on starting a charter school.

California Reading Association

California Science Teachers Association

California Subject Matter Projects

Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence

Center on Educational Policy

Educational Resource Organizations Directory
Maintained by US Dept. of Education, this directory of over 2400 national/regional/state orgs gives a brief entry (including home page link) for each group.

Nonpartisan analysis of California K-12 education policy; full text of many reports available.

Institute for Research on Education Policy and Practice (IREPP)
From Stanford University; many full text reports available.

International Reading Association

National Association for Bilingual Education
Full text of reports and links to other web resources on charter schools.

National Association for the Education of Young Children

National Association of Biology Teachers

National Association of Elementary School Principals

National Association of Secondary School Principals

National Board on Educational Testing & Public Policy

National Center for History in the Schools

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

National Council for History Education

National Council for the Social Studies

National Council of Teachers of English

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

National Council on Economic Education (NCOEE)

National Education Association

National Middle School Association

National Science Teachers Association

Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE)
Nonpartisan education research center for issues in California education; full text of many reports available.

Southwest Education Development Laboratory
Texas based nonprofit that supports research on current education practices

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

WestEd Policy Support Program
This California-based group pulls together information on current policy topics in the education field. Full text of many reports available.

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California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Contains information on how to get a teaching credential, upcoming test dates and Commission reports.

California School Directory

California Education Code
Searchable California Codes allow you to specify "Education Code" and enter keywords to be searched.

California State Department of Education
Information on Departmental initiatives and programs, as well as statistics on California schools. Also lists current textbook adoptions.

US Department of Education

UNESCO Education

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California Postsecondary Education Commission
Searchable database of California Colleges as well as demographic and financial data about postsecondary education in the state.

CollegeSource Online
Searchable database of full-text course catalogs of US
colleges and universities. (CSUS students, staff, faculty only)

Peterson's Education and Career Center
Searchable directories of colleges and K-12 schools.

Title IV School Codes
Searchable index of US colleges gives federal financial aid code numbers.

College and University Rankings
Links to numerous ranking sites. Grouped by level and discipline.

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AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer
This AT&T site helps teachers/librarians/students develop web-based learning activities.

CIESE Online Curriculum Projects
Projects designed to enhance curriculum through use of the Internet; emphasis on science and math for grades 3-12.

The Educator's Reference Desk/Lesson Plans
Lesson plans submitted by teachers are arranged in broad subject areas; includes links to other lesson plan pages.

FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence)
Links to federal agencies which provide lessons/materials/teaching sources; search by broad or narrow subjects.

The Gateway to 21st Century Skills
Sponsored by the US Department of Education with one-stop access to lesson
plans and curriculum units.

Lesson Plans for K-12 Teachers
Created by CSUS Librarian, provides links to lesson plans by subject for grades K-12.

Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE)
Selected Web-based resources with application to the California curriculum are indexed
by grade level and theme.

ThinkQuest USA Library
Contains educational web sites created through former ThinkQuest Junior and TQ USA competitions and programs.

Ideas for incorporating the web in instruction; search by grade/subject/concept/or keyword.

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American Association of Community Colleges Service Learning Links

Big Dummy's Guide to Service-Learning
FAQ format answers questions regarding faculty, student, administrative aspects of service learning programs.

California Volunteers

Campus Compact

National Service Learning Clearinghouse

National Service Learning Partnership

National Society for Experiential Education

National Youth Leadership Council

CSUS Library Service Learning Resources

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Buros Center for Testing
Serves as an index to the Mental Measurements Yearbook, Tests in Print, and Pro-Ed's Test Critiques which are available in print at CSUS Library.

ETS Testlink
Searchable catalog of ETS Test Collection holdings.

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Scholarship, Fellowship, and Student Financial Aid Information on the World Wide Web

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A Sacramento State Library Research Guide compiled by Roz Van Auker, Education Reference Librarian and Betty Ronayne, Education Reference Librarian;; California State University, Sacramento; Last updated 6/09