International Archive of Educational Data – research data collections from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) are made fully accessible to the research community. also incorporates other important national and international data collections that report on the educational process.
ESEA – This site provides publications that concern the reauthoration of The Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Congress is currently working on the reauthorization of ESEA. The Administration submitted its reauthorization proposal in May 1999. Here you will find information on the Administration’s proposal and on the reauthorization bills under consideration in the House and Senate.
EDWEB – This site explores the worlds of educational reform and information technology. With this link you can obtain on-line educational resources from around the world, learn about trends in education policy and information infrastructure development, while examining success stories of computers in the classroom.
ISTE – This site is provided by a nonprofit professional organization with a worldwide membership of leaders and potential leaders in educational technology. They are dedicated to promoting appropriate uses of information technology to support and improve learning, teaching, and administration in K12 education and teacher education. ISTE’s role is leadership. They provide information, networking opportunities, and guidance to face the challenge of incorporating computers, the Internet, and other new technologies into schools.
21st Century Community Learning Center Program The 21st CCLC Program is a key component of the Administration’s efforts to keep children safe, to provide academic enrichment, and other recreational and enrichment opportunities, such as band, drama, art, and other cultural events for children; and to provide life-long learning opportunities for community members. Congress has supported this initiative by appropriating $846 million for after-school programs in Fiscal Year (FY) 2001 (up from $453 million in 2000).
Class Size Reduction Program – This site provides information on obtaining funding to reduce classroom size. The purpose of this initiative is to, over the next 7 years, help school districts hire and train 100,000 new teachers to reduce class size to a national average of 18 in grades 1-3. They provide general and application information on obtaining funding to foster coherent school-wide improvements that cover virtually all aspects of a school’s operations, rather than piecemeal, fragmented approaches to reform.