Showcases important documents from every public school district in Illinois. Those documents include employment contracts with administrators such as superintendents and principals; union contracts with teachers and others; budgets; payroll records; and various legal agreements.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. Including the Nation's Report Card, Projections of Education Statistics, and School District Demographics System.
The key indicators of the condition of education in the United States. These indicators summarize important developments and trends using the latest statistics and are updated as data become available.
A Congressionally mandated annual report on these indicators is provided to the White House and Congress each year.
In addition, this website has Spotlights on issues of current policy interest. These Spotlights take a more in-depth look at the issues through text, graphics and short videos.
Covering education from prekindergarten through graduate school.
--Older editions available in print: 1964-1974, 1991-2011 in the Library.
From the National Center for Education Statistics, this is a comprehensive source of statistical information on American education for the Pre-K through Post-Secondary level. Print available beginning with 1962, L111.N25 and L111.N251.
Provides projections for key statistics, including enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures in elementary and secondary public and private schools, as well as enrollment and degrees conferred at postsecondary degree-granting institutions. Included are national data on enrollment and graduates for the past 15 years and projections to the year 2021. Also included are state-level data on enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools and public high schools from 2003, with projections to 2021.
A collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. Contains teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.
Searching Google for Data
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Covers data from U.S. federal and state governments, universities, private associations and organizations, independent research groups, as well as international and intergovernmental organizations.
Formerly from LexisNexis
Compilation of over 37,000 statistical series from over 1,000 sources. All tables include citations to data sources and descriptions of data anomalies. Each major section includes a signed essay that puts the statistics in historical context.
Statista collects data from a broad range of government and commercial sources. Data can be downloaded in Excel or pre-formatted for PowerPoint. Statista also includes reports from market research companies.