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    General Education

    Internet Sites | Online Communities | Organizations


    Internet Sites:

    * No Child Left Behind
    Provides information on the new education law signed January 8, 2002.
    http://www.nclb.gov/

    * Regional Educational Laboratory Network
    "The network of 10 Regional Educational Laboratories, serving geographic regions that span the nation, works to ensure that those involved in educational improvement at the local, state, and regional levels have access to the best available information from research and practice. This Web site is one of many ways that the network reaches out to make that information accessible."
    http://www.relnetwork.org/

    * How Well are American Students Learning?
    The 2003 Brown Center Report on American Education, from the Brookings Institution. Includes special sections on homework, charter schools, and rural school achievement.
    http://apps49.brookings.edu/dybdocroot/gs/brown/bc_report/2003/2003report.pdf

    * The 35th Annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward The Public Schools
    By Lowell C. Rose and Alec M. Gallup
    This year's poll focuses on No Child Left Behind, the extension of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which became law in January 2002. Some questions deal directly with NCLB, while others address strategies associated with the act's implementation.
    http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/k0309pol.htm

    * The Metropolitan Life Survey of the American Teacher
    The Met Life surveys examine teacher and student views on current issues in education. The 1998-2003 surveys are available online.
    http://www.metlife.com/Applications/Corporate/WPS/CDA/ PageGenerator/0,1674,P2315,00.html

    * K-12 Buyers Guide
    "The K-12 Buyer’s Guide is a directory of education product and service vendors – a “yellow pages” for the education sector. The K-12 Buyer’s Guide is brought to you by Editorial Projects in Education, Inc. (EPE), the publisher of Education Week, Teacher Magazine, and Education Week on the Web.
    http://www.k-12buyersguide.org/client/epe/bg1/search.asp

    * Education Week on the Web
    Full text of the Education Week journal which contains the latest news on current top educational issues.
    http://www.edweek.org

    * Educational Researcher
    A publication of the American Educational Research Association. Includes online articles for March 1999-present.
    http://www.aera.net/pubs/er/eronline.htm

    * Education Review: A Journal of Book Reviews
    An online journal of review articles on recently published books in education.
    http://www.ed.asu.edu/edrev/

    * Education World
    A searchable database of over 120,000 education links for teachers, parents, and students. Includes lesson plans, education news, an educators forum, and more.
    http://www.education-world.com/

    * The Glossarist - Education Glossaries
    A collection of education glossaries available online.
    http://www.glossarist.com/glossaries/education/

    * Teach-Nology: The Web Portal for Educators
    Includes links to teacher and administrator resources, education news, law and education, professional development, and higher education resources.
    http://www.teach-nology.com/

    * EduHound - The Engine for Everything Education K-12
    Includes the following education news links: Education Week, NEA News Releases, Education Update Online, and NSBA School Board News; an Alphabetical Index of Keywords; a Category Index by Subject; Lesson Plan Links; and links to other information about issues in education.
    http://www.eduhound.com/

    * BBC Education
    A directory of nearly 4000 websites, selected and reviewed by subject specialists.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/plsql/education/webguide/pkg_main.p_home

    * Blue Web'n Applications Library
    Education-related internet resources organized by subject and reviewed for content
    http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/

    * Add Your Name to a Listserv Today!
    Information on the benefits of joining educational listservs and tips on how listservs work.
    http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/curr062.shtml
     

    Online Communities:

    * EDInfo
    Distribution of announcements from the U.S. Department of Education on a wide range of topics including grants/funding opportunities, new federal initiatives, etc.
    To subscribe, address an e-mail message in the following manner:
    To: listproc@inet.ed.gov
    In the body of the message, put: SUBSCRIBE EDINFO YourFirstName YourLastName
    EDInfo Archive: http://www.ed.gov/MailingLists/EDInfo/
     

    Organizations:

    * National Education Association (NEA)
    1201 16th Street, N.W.
    Washington, DC  20036
    Tel: 202/833-4000
    http://www.nea.org/index.html

    * National Library of Education (NLE)
    400 Maryland Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC 20202
    Main, Toll-free Number: 800/424-1616
    Reference Desk: 202/205-5015
    Circulation Desk: 202/205-4945
    TTY: 202/205-7561
    Fax: 202/401-0552
    email: library@ed.gov
    http://www.ed.gov/NLE/

    * U.S. Department of Education
    400 Maryland Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC 20202-0498
    Tel:800/USA-LEARN
    email: CustomerService@inet.ed.gov
    http://www.ed.gov/

    * Education Commission of the States
    707 17th St., #2700
    Denver, CO 80202-3427
    Phone: (303) 299-3600
    Fax: (303) 296-8332
    Email: ecs@ecs.org
    http://www.ecs.org/

    * The Education Trust
    1725 K St. NW, Suite 200
    Washington, DC 20006
    Phone: 202-293-1217
    Fax: 202-293-2605
    http://www2.edtrust.org/edtrust

    * Education International
    5 bd du Roi Albert II (8th)
    1210 Brussels, Belgium
    Phone: + 32 (2) 224 0611
    Fax: + 32 (2) 224 0606
    E-mail: headoffice@ei-ie.org
    http://www.ei-ie.org/main/english/index.html

    * Education Writers Association (EWA)
    1331 H Street NW
    Suite 307
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: (202) 637-9700
    Fax: (202) 637-9707
    Email: ewa@ewa.org
    http://www.ewa.org/

    * National School Public Relations Association
    15948 Derwood Road
    Rockville, MD 20855
    Phone: (301) 519-0496
    Fax: (301) 519-0494
    http://www.nspra.org


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    Gray Library, Lamar University

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