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National Higher Education Agencies


Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a nationwide information network which acquires, catalogs, summarizes, and provides access to education information from all sources. ERIC produces a variety of publications and provides extensive user assistance, including an electronic question answering service for teachers on the Internet.

Federal Register

Federal agencies publish proposed and final regulations to implement U.S. law in the Federal Register. Public comment on proposals is also often sought through the Federal Register, which is published daily.

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is a system to collect data from primary institutions of postsecondary education. IPEDS is designed to collect institutional-level data in such areas as enrollment, program completions, faculty and staff, and financing. Data begins with 1990.

Library of Congress

Library of Congress Online Catalog is a web browser search and then select from alphabetical indexes for the Library's catalogs. The catalog can also be searched by words and telnet.

National Center on Postsecondary Teaching, Learning & Assessment

The National Center on Postsecondary Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (NCTLA) is a research, development, and dissemination center attempting to focus the attention of the postsecondary education community and its several constituencies on teaching and learning, the improvement ofeducational practice, and the advancement of theory and practice in the assessment of student and institutional performance.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics web site provides easy search of the most requested statistics, selective access to employment/unemployment, price indexes, compensation and working conditions, and more..

US Department of Education

This Web site provides useful and timely information about programs, policies, people, and practices that exist at the Department, in projects they fund at the Department, and elsewhere. The ED WWW server is a great entry point to information not only at the U.S. Department of Education but also in much of the education community. US

House of Representatives

The U.S. House of Representatives' World Wide Web service provides public access to legislative information as well as information about Members, Committees, and Organizations of the House and to other U.S. government information resources.