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- CQ Researcher
High quality reports on a variety of education-related issues.
- Education - Oxford Bibliographies
Includes entries on a variety of education-related topics. Combines the features of an annotated bibliography and an encyclopedia to provide an authoritative guide to current scholarship.
- Access World News
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- Ethnic Newswatch
Articles from newspapers, magazines and some scholarly journals, published by the ethnic, minority and native press in the U.S.
- LexisNexis Academic
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- California Department of Education
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- Common Core State Standards
Information compiled by the California Department of Education about the CCSS standards.
- Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE)
Search for reports, white papers and policy briefs that address issues of educational opportunity, access, equity, and diversity in the United States and internationally.
- Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE)
Search for reports, white papers and policy briefs from PACE, a research center based at UC Davis, the University of Southern California, and Stanford University.
- National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing (CRESST)
Browse reports from UCLA's CRESST on topics related to educational assessment and evaluation.
- National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Search for statistics and reports 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.