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Online Education Resources

Internet Resources for those researching in the Education field.

Data and Statistics

Data and Statistics


The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Data on Demand
Information on local school employees’ salaries and school performance

Public schooling in southeast Wisconsin


Child Care and Early Education Research Connections
Research in child care and early education and its use in policy making; site offers research and data resources

Child Trends
Research to improve children's lives

Chronicle of Higher Education
Data on faculty salaries, enrollment, student activities, demographics of college faculty and presidents, etc.

Education Week Resource Center
Sate-level K-12 education indicators, includes data from Education Week, Quality Counts, and Technology Counts 


Federal Education Data Resources

Census Bureau
Education indicators include attainment, enrollment, finances, employment in public schools, and financial aid
Use subject “people and households” then “Data by subject” then “Education”

Statistics available from Institute of Education Sciences
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) 
National-level education data; descriptions of micro-level and summary–level education data; access to summary-level data
Includes The Condition of Education  and many other reports and publications
US Department of Education
Information about education-related surveys and program area; most data is from NCES, but may be easier to find here
International Education Data Resources
Institute of International Education
Data on international students studying at institutions of Higher Education in the US


United Nations

Data Access System
Education and learning indicators (includes enrollment, expenditure, levels of illiteracy, and literacy rates)

Human Development Report
Full-text reports from 1990-present; link to the Human Development Indicators database

Statistics Division - Demographic and Social Concerns
Basic education data including enrollment rates, expenditure, and school life expectancy for over 100 countries worldwide

World Education Indicators (WEI)
Collection of indicators of international education policy; data is collected from countries throughout the world


World Bank

Education Statistics
National and international sources; includes education expenditure, education attainment, school age population 

World Bank Indicators
Data from 1960 for over 200 countries: includes education inputs, participation in education, education effectiveness, etc