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A research guide of recommended information resources for Education

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This is a guide of librarian recommended information resources for Education research. 

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Home: WSU's College of Education & Human Services (CEHS)

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College of Education & Human Services (CEHS)

CEHS Mission
Preparing professionals to meet the educational, leadership, and human services needs of a diverse, democratic society.

CEHS Vision
The College of Education and Human Services at Wright State University is an influential force in Ohio and beyond for preparing high quality professionals who are change agents in society. Student learning is established on principles of innovation, critical evaluation, and research. The college’s collaborations foster dynamic, lifelong learning environments both on campus and in the community that position the college to identify and redesign itself to impact emergent needs.

Home: Ohio Department of Education (ODE)

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Ohio Department of Education (DOE)

"The Ohio Department of Education oversees the state’s public education system, which includes public school districts, joint vocational school districts and charter schools. The department also monitors educational service centers, other regional education providers, early learning and childcare programs, and private schools. ODE’s tasks include: 1.) Administering the school funding system; 2.) Collecting school fiscal and performance data; 3.) Developing academic standards and model curricula; 4.) Administering the state achievement tests; 5.) Issuing district and school report cards; 6.) Administering Ohio’s voucher programs; 7.) Providing professional development; 8.) Licensing teachers, administrators, treasurers, superintendents and other education personnel. The department is governed by the State Board of Education. However, day-to-day administration of the department is the responsibility of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, who is hired by the State Board of Education. "

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Home: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

"The purpose of the National Center for Education Statistics' website is to provide clear, complete information about NCES' mission and activities, and to serve the research, education and other interested communities. NCES values your comments and suggestions for improving the usability of this site. To provide comments or suggestions, or to seek further assistance, contact the NCES webmaster at The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) (see Organizational Chart) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences."

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Home: U.S. Department of Education (DOE)

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 U.S. Department of Education (DOE)

"The U.S. Department of Education's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. ED's 4,400 employees and $68 billion budget are dedicated to:

  • Establishing policies on federal financial aid for education, and distributing as well as monitoring those funds.
  • Collecting data on America's schools and disseminating research.
  • Focusing national attention on key educational issues.
  • Prohibiting discrimination and ensuring equal access to education.

News from the U.S. Department of Education


Home: National Education Association

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National Education Association (NEA)

"The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States."

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