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National Center for Education Statistics

National Center for Education Statistics

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to the United States and other nations. NCES has a searchable database. Key reading links include the Digest of Education, Education Statistics Quarterly, and the Condition of Education. Buttons at the this main site take you to: What's New?, Electronic Catalog, Students' Classroom, Survey and Program Areas, Encyclopedia of ED Stats, Quick Tables and Figures, Global ED Locator, and NCES Fast Facts.


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Cris Guenter
Cris Guenter (Faculty)
22 years ago
The NCES site holds a great deal of information. Higher Ed. instructors,
teachers, and student teachers can all find useful statistical information here.
Higher Ed. instructors can make use of this site with their student teachers
by having them explore the links, especially the one called Students'
Classrooms. Within this site are games and activities that can be used in a
range K-12 lessons. Many deal with collecting data and analyzing it, but the
Multimedia Playhouse link ties art and math together.