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Teaching and Learning
Web directory of U.S. education programs. Site can be searched by geographic area, degree and specialty.
The Educator's Reference Desk: Lesson Plans
Browse for sample lesson plans by topic or search by grade level and keywords.
Teaching with Documents Lesson Plans from the National Archives
This site has copies of primary documents from National Archives of the United States and lesson plans mapped to the National History Standards and National Standards for Civics and Government.
Condition of Education
Uses key "indicators" to measure the "health of education" in six areas such as achievement, economic outcomes, size or diversity; preschool - post secondary. Past editions shelved in Government Publication compact shelving at ED 1.109.
Digest of Education Statistics
Statistical data from government and private sectors, including federal funds for education, employment and income of graduates; preschool-post secondary. Past editions shelved in Government Publication compact shelving at ED 1.326:995.
NCES Search for Schools, Colleges, and Libraries
Allows you to search by state, city, zip codes, and name for public schools, private schools, colleges, and libraries. Information about schools includes name, address, locale, number of teachers and students, enrollment by race, enrollment by grade, and more.
Projections of Education Statistics
Projects statistics on secondary and post secondary institutions in enrollment, graduates, teachers and expenditures. Past editions shelved in Government Publications compact shelving at ED 1.120.