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View Resource Education-line

This working paper archive, part of the Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib) (discussed in the September 20, 1996 Scout Report), and managed by the British Education Index at the University of Leeds (UK), currently contains over 200 pre-prints in the areas of education and training. Users can search the collection by keywords, an inverted word index, or the BEI thesaurus, which contains hypertext...

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/bei/index.html
View Resource ERIC/AE Full Text Internet Library

The ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation (ERIC/AE) has recently announced the opening of its Full Text Internet Library, providing access to over 250 "of the best full-text books, reports, journal articles, newsletter articles and papers on the Internet that address educational measurement, evaluation and learning theory." The titles, currently culled from nine online journals and 29...

http://ericae.net/ftlib.htm
View Resource K-12 Practitioners Circle

Frequently mentioned in this report and in the general Scout Report, the NCES offers a steady stream of valuable data on education. However, keeping up with this data can prove to be a challenge. Thus, this site is a welcome tool for data management. The site presents five sections devoted to different practitioners and observers of education: administrators, teachers, policymakers, librarians,...

https://nces.ed.gov/practitioners/
View Resource Thomas B. Fordham Foundation

The Thomas B. Fordham Foundation is dedicated to an agenda of education reform not unlike the President George W. Bush: testing and accountability, charter schools, school choice, and the like. Its Website provides a number of recently written reports and papers relating to these issues. Recent documents include a "Memo to the New President," offering advice on how to bridge the "partisan divide"...

https://edexcellence.net/about-us
View Resource The Oxfam Education Report

Published earlier this year, this report from Oxfam "sets out the scale of the worldwide education crisis, identifies the causes, and sets out an agenda for reform." Divided into seven sections that examine data concerning education worldwide, the report discusses the critical connection between education and poverty globally, the progress made in achieving the goals set out at the 1990 UN...

https://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/the-oxfam-...
View Resource Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy

The Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy at the University of Washington draws on the scholarly work of four different universities, including Stanford, the University of Michigan, and the University of Pennsylvania. The purpose of their research is "to identify ways that leaders, policymakers, teacher developers, and the reform community can support teachers' work and careers." Researchers...

http://www.education.uw.edu/ctp/
View Resource Consortium for Policy Research in Education

Created in an effort "to improve elementary and secondary education through practical research," the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), brings together researchers and scholars from the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, Stanford University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. From the main page visitors can learn about the...

http://www.cpre.org
View Resource Wisconsin Center for Education Research

Established in 1964, the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) at the University of Wisconsin, is one of the oldest and largest university-based education research and development centers. With annual funding exceeding $25 million from a variety of sources (such as the National Science Foundation), WCER employs close to 350 faculty, staff, and graduate students working at one of the many...

https://wcer.wisc.edu/
View Resource Digital Promise Project: Proposal for the Digital Opportunity Investment Trust (DO IT)

The Digital Promise Project, led by leaders in fields of communications and humanities (whose extensive backgrounds are described in the Principals section), has spearheaded a proposal to the U.S. Congress to create the Digital Opportunity Investment Trust (DO IT). Addressing the technology needs of learning in the 21st century, the charge of this nonprofit, nongovernmental agency would be "to...

https://digitalpromise.org/
View Resource Teachers College Record

The Teachers College at Columbia University hosts this website on education research. The Teachers College Record regularly publishes feature articles, book reviews, a community discussion board, and community announcements such as upcoming conferences. Past articles can be searched or browsed by topic. Topics include adult education, technology, curriculum, policy, diversity, and research...

http://www.tcrecord.org/
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