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University of California Data Centers

•   Higher Education Research Institute
•   University of California Berkeley Office of Planning and Analysis
•   University of California Berkeley Office of Student Research
•   University of California Data: Data Archive & Technical Assistance
•   University of California Davis Administative and Resource Management
•   University of California Davis Student Affairs Research and Information
•   University of California Information Digest
•   University of California Irvine Office of Analytical Studies and Information Management
•   University of California Los Angeles Office of Analysis and Information Management
•   University of California San Diego Institutional Research
•   University of California San Diego Student Research and Information
•   University of California Santa Barbara Institutional Research and Planning
•   University of California Santa Cruz Office of Institutional Research and Policy Studies
•   University of California Statfinder
•   University of California Statistical Summary of Students and Staff
•   University of California, Berkeley, Planning and Research


California State University Data Centers

•   Cal Poly Pomona Institutional Research & Academic Resources
•   California State University Bakersfield Institutional Planning and Research
•   California State University Campus Research Information Links
•   California State University Chico: Institutional Research
•   California State University Dominguez Hills Office of Institutional Research
•   California State University East Bay Institutional Research
•   California State University Fresno Institutional Research and Planning
•   California State University Fullerton Office of Institutional Research and Analytical Studies
•   California State University InfoCenter
•   California State University Long Beach Institutional Research
•   California State University Monterey Bay Institutional Assessment and Research
•   California State University Northridge Institutional Research
•   California State University Sacramento Office of Institutional Research
•   California State University San Bernardino Institutional Research
•   California State University Stanislaus Institutional Research and Assessment
•   CSU Analytic Studies
•   Humboldt State University Analytic Studies at Humboldt
•   Institute for Higher Education Leadership & Policy, CSUS
•   San Diego State University Office of Institutional Research
•   San Francisco State University Office of University and Budget Planning
•   San Jose State University Office of Institutional Research
•   Sonoma State University Office of Institutional Research


California Community College Data Centers

•   Bakersfield College Institutional Research and Planning
•   Cabrillo College Office of Planning and Research
•   California Community Colleges System Office Data Mart
•   Chabot College Office of Institutional Research
•   Citrus College Institutional Research and Planning
•   City College of San Francisco Office of Research, Planning and Grants
•   College of San Mateo Research
•   Cosumnes River College Research Office
•   Cuesta College Research Services
•   El Camino College Institutional Research
•   Foothill - De Anza Community College District Institutional Research and Planning
•   Fullerton College Office of Institutional Research
•   Gavilan College Research Office
•   Glendale Community College Research and Planning
•   Golden West College Office of Institutional Research
•   Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Office of Institutional Research and Planning
•   Hartnell College Institutional Research and Planning Office
•   Los Angeles Community College District Research and Statistics
•   Los Angeles Valley College Office of Research & Planning
•   MiraCosta College Office of Institutional Research
•   Monterey Peninsula College Office of Institutional Research
•   Mt. San Antonio College Research and Institutional Effectiveness Office
•   Ohlone College Office of Institutional Research
•   Palomar College Office of Institutional Research and Planning
•   Pasadena City College Office of Planning and Research
•   Peralta Community College District Office of Research and Institutional Development
•   Pierce College Institutional Research Office
•   Porterville College Office of Institutional Research
•   Rancho Santiago Community College District Research Department
•   Sacramento City College Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness
•   Saddleback College Office of Research, Planning and Grants
•   San Diego Community College District Office of Institutional Research and Planning
•   San Joaquin Delta College Office of Planning, Research, and Regional Education
•   San José/Evergreen Community College District Office of Research and Institutional Effectiveness
•   Santa Barbara City College Office of Institutional Research
•   Santa Monica College Office of Institutional Research
•   Santa Rosa Junior College Office of Institutional Research
•   Shasta College Planning and Research Office
•   Sierra College Research and Resource Development Office
•   Skyline College Office of Planning and Research
•   Solano Community College Office of Institutional Research


Education Data Warehouses

•   Arizona University Information System
•   Arkansas Department Of Higher Education - Research and Planning
•   California Community Colleges System Office Data Mart
•   California Department of Education Data and Statistics
•   California Partnership for Achieving Student Success (Cal-PASS)
•   Career/Technical Education Statistics (CTES)
•   Child Trends Databank
•   Colorado Information Resource Management
•   CSU Analytic Studies
•   Data Warehousing in Higher Education
•   Digest of Education Statistics
•   Education Finance Statistics Center (EDFIN)
•   Florida Education Data Warehouse
•   Higher Education Data Warehousing Forum
•   Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
•   Kentucky Education Data Warehouse
•   Massachusetts Educational Data Warehouse
•   Minnesota Office of Higher Education
•   National Center for Education Statistics State Education Data Profiles
•   NCES Common Core of Data Build a Table
•   NCES Data Analysis System (DAS)
•   Oregon State Data Warehouse
•   Rensselaer Data Warehouse Project
•   Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Data Warehouse (RIDE)
•   Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Data Library
•   Texas PK-16 Public Education Information Resource
•   U.S. Census Bureau -- Educational Attainment
•   University of California Santa Cruz Data Warehouse
•   University of Maryland Data Warehouse
•   World Book: Education and Statistics


California Education Archives

•   California Adult Education History
•   California Department of Education Data Resource Guide
•   Cornerstones Report (California State University)
•   CSU at the Beginning of the 21st Century - Meeting the Needs of the People
•   History of the California Master Plan for Higher Education
•   Institute for Higher Education Leadership & Policy, CSUS
•   K-12 Master Plan (Legislative Analyst's Office)
•   Master Plan for Higher Education in California (University of California)
•   Master Plan for Public Education (Association of California School Administrators)
•   Stanford University History
•   University of California History -- Digital Archives


Census Data

•   Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
•   Standards for the Classification of Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity
•   U.S. Census Bureau
•   U.S. Census Bureau California QuickFacts
•   U.S. Census Bureau Regional Offices
•   U.S. Census Depository Libraries
•   U.S. Census State Data Centers


Regional / County Data and Information

•   Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)
•   Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
•   Butte County Association of Governments
•   California Department of Finance Demographic Research Unit
•   Center for Strategic Economic Research (CSER)
•   Council of Fresno County Governments
•   FedStats - MapStats
•   Great Valley Center
•   Inyo County Free Library
•   Kern Council of Governments
•   Mendocino Council of Governments (MCOG)
•   Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG)
•   San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG)
•   San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)
•   San Joaquin Council of Governments
•   San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG)
•   Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)
•   Stanislaus Council of Governments
•   Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA)
•   Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG)


Educational Research and Libraries

•   A to Z Teacher Stuff
•   ACT, Inc. - National and State Scores
•   Alameda County Law Library
•   Alameda County Library
•   Alliance for Excellent Education
•   Alpine County Library
•   Amador County Library
•   American Educational Research Association (AERA)
•   American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Education Task Force
•   American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC)
•   American Public Human Services Association
•   Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
•   Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)
•   Association of Research Libraries
•   Boston College Center for International Higher Education
•   Butte County Library
•   Butte County Public Law Library
•   Calaveras County Library System
•   California Academic and Research Libraries (CARL)
•   California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR)
•   California Department of Education Data Resource Guide
•   California Department of Finance Demographic Research Unit
•   California Law
•   California Legislative Analyst's Office - Higher Education Subject Area
•   California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS)
•   California Partnership for Achieving Student Success (Cal-PASS)
•   California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG)
•   California School Information Services (CSIS)
•   California State Academic Content Standards Commission
•   California State Library
•   California State University Monterey Bay Ready2Net
•   California Tomorrow
•   California’s Common Core Content Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy (CaCCSS-ELA)
•   Career/Technical Education Statistics (CTES)
•   Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education
•   Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
•   CDE Curriculum Frameworks
•   CDE Visual & Performing Arts Standards
•   Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis (CHEPA)
•   Center for Law and Social Policy
•   Center for Strategic Economic Research (CSER)
•   Center for the Health Professions - Research
•   Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education (CSHPE)
•   Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
•   Child Trends Databank
•   Chronicle of Higher Education
•   CIA - The World Factbook
•   Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP 2000)
•   College Board
•   College Board - Research
•   College Results Online
•   CollegeMeasures.org
•   Colusa County Library
•   Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CaCCSS-M)
•   Common Core State Standards Initiative
•   Common Core State Standards Resources, California Department of Education
•   Common Data Set Initiative
•   Common Data Set of U.S. Higher Education Terminology
•   Community College Foundation
•   Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE)
•   Contra Costa County Library
•   Contra Costa County Public Law Library
•   Council for Aid to Education (CAE)
•   CSU Analytic Studies
•   Data on the Net
•   DataFerrett
•   Del Norte County Library
•   Distance Learning FAQs by geteducated.com
•   Distance-Educator.com, Inc.
•   ED Pubs Online Ordering System
•   EdSource Online
•   Education For Democracy
•   Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD)
•   Education World
•   Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
•   Educator's Reference Desk
•   EDUCAUSE
•   El Camino College Institutional Research
•   El Dorado County Library
•   Exploratorium's Digital Library
•   Family Policy Compliance Office
•   Federal Judicial Center
•   Federal Resources For Educational Excellence (FREE)
•   FedStats - MapStats
•   Find Your Library
•   First Class Education
•   Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing
•   Fresno County Public Law Library
•   Fresno County Public Library
•   Gateway to Educational Materials
•   geteducated.com
•   Glenn County Library
•   Glossary of United States Educational Terminology
•   Higher Education Abstracts (HEA)
•   Higher Education Research Institute
•   Higher Education Resource Hub
•   Humboldt County Public Library
•   Imperial County Free Library
•   Institute for Higher Education Leadership & Policy, CSUS
•   Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
•   Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
•   International Children's Digital Library
•   International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning
•   Internet Public Library
•   John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education
•   Kern County Law Library
•   Kern County Library
•   Kings County Library
•   Lake County Public Library
•   Lassen County Library
•   LearnCalifornia.org
•   Library of Congress
•   Lobbying Database
•   Los Angeles County Law Library
•   Los Angeles County Public Library
•   Madera County Library
•   Marin County Library
•   Mariposa County Library
•   Master Plan for Higher Education in California (University of California)
•   Mendocino County Law Library
•   Mendocino County Library
•   Merced County Law Library
•   Merced County Library
•   Microsoft Higher Education
•   Modoc County Library
•   Mono County Libraries
•   Monterey County Free Libraries
•   Monterey County Law Library
•   Napa County Library
•   National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO)
•   National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
•   National Center for Educational Achievement / Just for the Kids
•   National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)
•   National Center for Policy Analysis
•   National Center for Postsecondary Improvement (NCPI)
•   National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
•   National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning
•   National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
•   National Council of University Research Administrators
•   National Forum on Information Literacy
•   National Information Center for Higher Education Policymaking and Analysis
•   National Library of Education
•   National Postsecondary Education Cooperative (NPEC)
•   National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students In Transition
•   National Science Foundation (NSF)
•   National Science Foundation Science and Engineering Statistics
•   National Student Clearinghouse
•   NationMaster - World Statistics, Country Comparisons
•   NCES Common Core of Data Build a Table
•   NCES Data Analysis System (DAS)
•   Nevada County Law Library
•   Nevada County Library
•   New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE)
•   Orange County Public Law Library
•   Orange County Public Library
•   Pacific Northwest Association for Institutional Research and Planning
•   Pathways to College Network
•   Penn State College of Education -- Center for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE)
•   Placer County Library
•   Plumas County Library
•   Policy Analysis for California Education
•   Postsecondary Education Opportunity
•   Proximity
•   Public Agenda Issue Guides
•   Resources for Common Core State Standards, California Mathematics Council
•   Riverside County Law Library
•   Riverside County Library System
•   Sacramento County Public Law Library
•   Sacramento Public Library
•   San Benito County Free Library
•   San Bernardino County Law Library
•   San Bernardino County Library
•   San Diego County Library
•   San Francisco Law Library
•   San Francisco Public Library
•   San Joaquin County Library
•   San Luis Obispo County Law Library
•   San Luis Obispo County Library
•   San Mateo County Law Library
•   San Mateo County Library
•   Santa Barbara County Law Library
•   Santa Barbara County Public Library
•   Santa Clara County Law Library
•   Santa Clara County Library
•   Santa Cruz County Law Library
•   Santa Cruz Public Libraries
•   School Wise Press
•   Shasta County Library
•   SHEEO Online Access to Resources (SOAR)
•   Sierra Teacher
•   Siskiyou County Library
•   Solano County Library
•   Sonoma County Library
•   Sonoma County Public Law Library
•   Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Data Library
•   Standards for the Classification of Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity
•   Stanislaus County Law Library
•   Stanislaus County Library
•   State Policy Inventory Database Online (SPIDO)
•   StateMaster - US Statistics, State Comparisons
•   Statutory Requirements for Reporting IPEDS Data
•   STEM Designated Degree Programs
•   StudentABC Bibliography Builder and Citation Reference
•   Sutter County Library
•   Tehama County Library
•   THOMAS -- U.S. Congress on the Internet
•   Tomás Rivera Policy Institute (TRPI)
•   Tulare County Law Library
•   Tulare County Library
•   Tuolumne County Library
•   U.S. Census Bureau
•   U.S. Census Bureau -- Educational Attainment
•   U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder
•   U.S. Census Bureau California QuickFacts
•   U.S. Department of Education Information Collection System
•   U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG)
•   U.S. State and Local Gateway
•   United Nations University
•   University of California, Berkeley -- Center for Studies in Higher Education
•   Urban Institute
•   USA.Gov - The Official U.S. Government Portal
•   Ventura County Law Library
•   Ventura County Library
•   Virtual Reference Desk
•   WebQuests - Web-Based Lesson Plans
•   World Book: Education and Statistics
•   Yolo County Library
•   Yuba County Library


Education Foundations

•   Access College Foundation
•   AIMS Education Foundation
•   Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
•   Annenberg Foundation
•   Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
•   Broad Foundation
•   California Consortium of Education Foundations (CCEF)
•   Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
•   College Productivity
•   Ford Foundation
•   Lilly Endowment , Education Division
•   NEA Foundation for the Improvement of Education
•   Pew Charitable Trusts
•   Spencer Foundation
•   W. K. Kellogg Foundation
•   Wallace Foundation


FERPA

•   Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
•   Family Policy Compliance Office
•   FERPA Online Library


Legal Information

•   Alameda County Law Library
•   Butte County Public Law Library
•   CA Community Colleges Legal Affairs/Contracts Division
•   California Code of Regulations
•   California Courts
•   California Education Code
•   California Law
•   California Legislative Information
•   California Office of Administrative Law
•   California Office Of The Attorney General
•   California State Legislature
•   Center for Law and Social Policy
•   Contra Costa County Public Law Library
•   Copyright Office Study on Distance Education
•   Council on Law in Higher Education
•   Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act
•   Fair Use of Copyrighted Works
•   Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
•   Family Policy Compliance Office
•   Federal Judicial Center
•   FindLaw
•   Fresno County Public Law Library
•   GovTrack.us
•   GovTrack.us: Tracking the U.S. Congress
•   History of the California Master Plan for Higher Education
•   Internet Legal Resource Guide
•   Kern County Law Library
•   Law Library Resource Xchange
•   Legal Information Institute
•   Lobbying Database
•   Los Angeles County Law Library
•   Mendocino County Law Library
•   Merced County Law Library
•   Monterey County Law Library
•   National Center for State Courts
•   Nevada County Law Library
•   Office of Postsecondary Education Campus Security
•   Office of Postsecondary Education Crime Statistics Online
•   Orange County Public Law Library
•   Riverside County Law Library
•   Sacramento County Public Law Library
•   San Bernardino County Law Library
•   San Francisco Law Library
•   San Luis Obispo County Law Library
•   San Mateo County Law Library
•   Santa Barbara County Law Library
•   Santa Clara County Law Library
•   Santa Cruz County Law Library
•   Security On Campus, Inc.
•   Sonoma County Public Law Library
•   Stanislaus County Law Library
•   Statutory Requirements for Reporting IPEDS Data
•   STEM Designated Degree Programs
•   THOMAS -- U.S. Congress on the Internet
•   Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972
•   Tulare County Law Library
•   U.S. Code
•   U.S. Courts
•   U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce
•   U.S. Supreme Court
•   Ventura County Law Library


Finance Information

•   California Department of Finance
•   Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
•   College Productivity
•   Congressional Budget Office
•   Economic Success Clearinghouse
•   Education Finance Statistics Center (EDFIN)
•   Federal Funds Information for States
•   First Class Education
•   Grapevine
•   National Association of State Human Services Finance Officers
•   National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education -- Finance
•   State Higher Education Finance (SHEF)


Accountability / Report Cards

•   Accountability Reporting for the Community Colleges
•   Alliance for Excellent Education -- Education in the States
•   California Report Card 2010 - Children Now
•   College Portrait
•   EdSource Online
•   Institute for Higher Education Leadership & Policy, CSUS
•   Measuring Up
•   Nation's Report Card (National Center for Education Statistics)
•   National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
•   National Information Center for Higher Education Policymaking and Analysis
•   Pacific Research Institute Report Card on California Schools
•   Report Card Details Higher Education Performance (NACUBO)
•   SAT Scores of High School Seniors (California State University)
•   School Accountability Report Card (SARC) (CA Department of Education)
•   School Report Cards (Center for Education Reform)
•   School Wise Press
•   Texas Higher Education Accountability System
•   U-CAN:University and College Accountability Network
•   U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW)


Ethnic Studies

•   Asian-Nation: Asian American History, Demographics and Issues
•   National Association for Ethnic Studies
•   National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning
•   National Indian Education Study
•   Office of Indian Education
•   Pew Hispanic Center
•   Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA
•   Tomás Rivera Policy Institute (TRPI)
•   U.C. Berkeley -- Department of African American Studies
•   UCLA American Indian Studies Center


Education Press

•   Association of American University Presses
•   Cal Maritime Magazine
•   California Channel
•   California State University Bakersfield Runner
•   California State University, Fresno -- The Collegian Online
•   California State University, Fullerton Daily Titan
•   California State University, Long Beach Daily 49er
•   California State University, Montery Bay -- The Otter Realm
•   California State University, Northridge Daily Sundial
•   California State University, Sacramento State Hornet
•   California State University, San Marcos Pride
•   Chapman University Panther
•   Chico State Orion Online
•   Chronicle of Higher Education
•   Chronicle of Higher Education - Financial-Aid Rules Hurting Distance Programs
•   De Anza College -- La Voz
•   Diverse: Issues in Education
•   Education Week
•   EducationNews.org
•   Glendale College El Vaquero
•   Harvard Education Press
•   Hechinger Institute
•   Higher Education Abstracts (HEA)
•   Humboldt State Lumberjack
•   Investment Payoff: A 50-State Analysis of the Public and Private Benefits of Higher Education
•   Long Beach City College Viking
•   National Education Writers Association
•   Pasadena City College Courier
•   Pepperdine University Graphic
•   Pomona College -- The Student Life
•   Pomona College Magazine Online
•   Sacramento City College Express
•   San Diego State University -- The Daily Aztec
•   San Jose State University Spartan Daily
•   School Wise Press
•   Sonoma State Star
•   Stanford Daily
•   Times Higher Educational Supplement (UK)
•   Topix.Net California News
•   U.S. Department of Education Press Room
•   U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2011
•   U.S. News & World Report E-learning Directory
•   University of California, Berkeley Daily Californian
•   University of California, Davis California Aggie
•   University of California, Irvine New University Newspaper
•   University of California, Los Angeles Daily Bruin
•   University of California, San Diego Guardian
•   University of California, Santa Barbara Daily Nexus
•   University of California, Santa Cruz, News and Events
•   University of La Verne Campus Times
•   University of Southern California Daily Trojan
•   University of the Pacific Pacifican
•   Washington Monthly 2010 College Rankings


Education Blogs

•   Canada: Post-Secondary Education Blog
•   Chronicle for Higher Education News Blog
•   Education Nation - Higher Education Blog
•   EduResources Weblog--Higher Education Resources Online
•   Higher Ed Watch Blog
•   Inside Higher Ed
•   Weblogs in Higher Education
•   WordPress Blogs about Higher Education


Nursing Programs

•   American Association of Colleges of Nursing
•   American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)
•   American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
•   American Nurses Association
•   American Public Health Association (APHA)
•   California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
•   California Board of Registered Nursing NCLEX Pass Rates
•   California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT)
•   Center for the Health Professions - Research
•   chooseNursing.com List of Schools
•   Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
•   DiscoverNursing.com
•   National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH)
•   National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
•   National Student Nurses' Association
•   Registered Nursing California Associate Degree Programs
•   UCSF - Links to Nursing Information on the Internet

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