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America's Promise Alliance
"America’s Promise Alliance is a cross-sector partnership of 400+ corporations, nonprofits, faith-based organizations and advocacy groups that are passionate about improving lives and changing outcomes for children."

Arts Education Partnership
"The Arts Education Partnership provides information and communication about current and emerging arts education policies, issues, and activities at the national, state, and local levels."

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
"Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an independent policy and research center. Improving teaching and learning has always been Carnegie’s motivation and heritage."

Center for Applied Linguistics
"The Center for Applied Linguistics is dedicated to providing a comprehensive range of research-based information, tools, and resources related to language and culture."

Connexions: Sharing Knowledge and Building Community
"A place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc. Anyone may view or contribute"

Cyberschoolbus from the United Nations Children, Youth, and Families Education and Research Network
"CYFERnet's Web site brings together the best, children, youth and family resources of all the public land-grant universities in the country. Materials are carefully reviewed by college and university faculty. Through CYFERnet you can also interact with your colleagues and share your work nationally."

Doing What Works
"Doing What Works (DWW) is a website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. The goal of DWW is to create an online library of resources that may help teachers, schools, districts, states and technical assistance providers implement research-based instructional practice."

Dropouts, Completers and Graduation Rate Reports  National Center for Education Statistics These reports present the number and percentage of students dropping out and completing public school (among states that reported dropouts and completers).

Encyclopedia of Educational Technology
"The Encyclopedia of Educational Technology (EET) is a collection of short multimedia articles on a variety of topics related to the fields of instructional design and education and training."

Journal of Online Learning and Teaching
"JOLT welcomes papers on all aspects of online learning and teaching. Topics may include, but are not limited to: learning theory and the use of multimedia to improve online learning; instructional design theory and application; online learning and teaching initiatives; use of technology in online education; innovative online learning and teaching practices."

National Children's Study
"The National Children’s Study will examine the effects of the environment, as broadly defined to include factors such as air, water, diet, sound, family dynamics, community and cultural influences, and genetics on the growth, development, and health of children across the United States, following them from before birth until age 21 years."

National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
"The Institute conducts and supports research on all stages of human development, from preconception to adulthood, to better understand the health of children, adults, families, and communities."

Nineteenth Century Schoolbooks
"The Nietz Old Textbook Collection is one of several well-known collections of 19th Century schoolbooks in the United States."

Problem-Based Learning at University of Delaware
"In a problem-based learning (PBL) model, students engage complex, challenging problems and collaboratively work toward their resolution. PBL is about students connecting disciplinary knowledge to real-world problems—the motivation to solve a problem becomes the motivation to learn."

Schreyer Institute: Tools for Teaching and Learning

Stanford Institute for Higher Education Research

The State of the World's Children from Unicef
"Child mortality is a sensitive indicator of a country’s development and telling evidence of its priorities and values. Investing in the health of children and their mothers is not only a human rights imperative, it is a sound economic decision and one of the surest ways for a country to set its course towards a better future."

Teaching Math: A Video Library
"This collection of videos is aimed at teachers instructing grades 9-12. Produced by WGBH Boston in 1996, the series of 10-30 minute video clips demonstrates various strategies of implementing the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards to a diverse array of students and learning styles."

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