"CEDR’s mission is to conduct high quality independent research that advances the state of knowledge in education and aids policymakers in decision-making so as to improve educational outcomes for all students."
ED Data Express is "designed to improve the public's ability to access and explore high-value state-level education data collected by the U.S. Department of Education." It is about both elementary and secondary schools in the U.S.
The Center focuses on how K-12 teacher policies, governance policies, and social and economic community conditions affect outcomes for teachers and their students. More recently, the Center has extended its work to post-secondary education and labor market outcomes.
"Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. [They] conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. "
The Texas public schools database can help you "learn more about the state’s 1,219 districts and 8,646 public schools, including hundreds of charter schools and alternative campuses. You can easily navigate through information on demographics, academic performance, college readiness and average teacher salaries for each school or district."
This site is designed for persons who are interested in educational changes taking place in urban America. This site provides access to recent data collected by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), as well as the Census Bureau.