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Internet Sites:

• No Child Left Behind
Provides information on the new education law signed January 8, 2002.

• 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.”

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• Education Week on the Web
Full text of the Education Week journal which contains the latest news on current top educational issues.

• Educational Researcher
A publication of the American Educational Research Association. Includes online articles for March 1999-present.

• Education Review: A Journal of Book Reviews
An online journal of review articles on recently published books in education.

• 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.

• The Glossarist – Education Glossaries
A collection of education glossaries available online.

• 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.

• 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.

• BBC Education
A directory of nearly 4000 websites, selected and reviewed by subject specialists.

• Blue Web’n Applications Library
Education-related internet resources organized by subject and reviewed for content

• Add Your Name to a Listserv Today!
Information on the benefits of joining educational listservs and tips on how listservs work.

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/


• National Education Association (NEA)
1201 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
Tel: 202/833-4000

• 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

• U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-0498
email: CustomerService@inet.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

• The Education Trust
1725 K St. NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-293-1217
Fax: 202-293-2605

• 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

• 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

• National School Public Relations Association
15948 Derwood Road
Rockville, MD 20855
Phone: (301) 519-0496
Fax: (301) 519-0494