Supplementary online resources for students and teachers, including additional
information on topics such as diversity, distance learning, and special needs
Links for Students
The Smart Student Guide to Studying in USA, which provides facts on college admission, financial aid, passports, visas, and more
Colleges and Universities
U.S. News & World Report ranking of colleges, including articles and other
American Association of Community Colleges
The American Association of Community Colleges is the primary advocacy
organization for approximately 1,100 associate degree-granting institutions. In
addition to providing links to the websites of community colleges, the website
contains important information about the organization's ongoing activities, its
lobbying activities and some basic statistics about the landscape of community
Colleges and Universities
This site provides easy state-by-state access to the web sites of community
colleges, four-year colleges and universities throughout the United States.
College Board OnLine
Searchable database of degree-granting institutions. Includes online
applications for colleges and universities and online registration for the
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and other pre-admission tests.
College Opportunities Online (COOL)
Compiled by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education
Statistics, COOL is a direct link to nearly 7,000 colleges and universities in
Peterson's, The Education & Career Center
Peterson's books, software, networking services, online activities, and special
admissions services are among the most widely used sources of information about
American schools, camps, colleges, universities, and other educational
MIT: Program on Internet and Telecoms Convergence
Information on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and its successor, the Communication Futures Program, a cross-cutting partnership between university and industry
USArts: International Training Program
USArts International Training and Internship Program places international and
United States students and post-graduates with arts and culture-related
organizations to complete valuable on-the-job training and internship
placements in the United States.
Student Aid: International Students
Information to help the international student who wishes to study in the United
States, from the U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid (FSA).
School: Financial Aid
Detailed information on where to go to find financial aid for international
students with links to sites with additional information. Includes information
on work/study programs.
The Smart Student Guide to financial aid provides information about
scholarships, loans, military aid and more.
The nation’s largest, oldest, most successful and most comprehensive
minority higher education assistance organization.
International Exchange Programs
Guide for International Students
A description of higher education in the United States, types of U.S.
institutions, the academic calendar and advice on how to apply to a college or
College View – International
Information for students includes featured schools, campus profiles,
information about studying in the U.S., student services, application basics
and scholarship programs.
International Education Service (IES)
IES assists students in finding an appropriate college or university in the
U.S. The site includes a listing of universities and colleges interested in
attracting students from abroad as well as information for educational
NAFSA: The Association of International Educators
NAFSA promotes exchanges of students and scholars to and from the U.S. The
association provides professional education and training and acts as a forum
for sharing ideas on international education.
Blue Web'n - A Library of
Blue Ribbon Learning Sites on the Web
Searchable online library of over 2,045 Internet sites categorized by subject,
grade level and format (lessons, activities, projects, resources, references
The Educator's Reference Desk
Links to 3,000 resources on a variety of educational issues, lesson plans, a
question archive and the ERIC database.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)
FREE is a working group of over 30 federal agencies providing hundreds of
federally supported teaching and learning resources available through its
Gateway to Educational Materials on the Web
Lesson plans, curriculum units and other education resources from federal,
state, university, non-profit and commercial Internet sites; sponsored by the
U.S. Department of Education.
Global SchoolNet Foundation
Currently, schools from over 100 countries participate in GlobalSchoolNet
online projects. Includes a collaboration center clearinghouse with helpful
material on content, potential collaborative partners, learning tools, and
implementation strategies. The CyberFair section explains how young people can
conduct research, publish their findings on the Web, and have the opportunity
to win accolades.
MarcoPolo: Internet Content
for the Classroom
The MarcoPolo program provides no-cost, standards-based lesson plans, student
activities and reviewed websites for kindergarten through twelfth grade teachers and students.
Research on Education
Department of Education Office of Educational Technology
The Office coordinates the development and implementation of the Departmentīs educational technology policies,
research projects, and national technology summits.
Information Center Search Function
ERIC is a centralized bibliographic database of journal articles and other
published and unpublished educational materials and is funded by the U.S.
Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences.
The Brown Center on
Affiliated with Brookings Institution, the Center conducts research on topics
in American education, with special focus on efforts to improve academic
achievement in elementary and secondary schools.
Committee on Education and Labor, U.S.
Congress, House of Representatives
Established on January 7, 1997, this Congressional committee has basic
jurisdiction over education and labor matters.
Education Policy Analysis Archives
EPAA is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Education Policy Studies
Laboratory, Arizona State University and the College of Education, University of South Florida.
AACTE Education Policy Clearinghouse
Designed by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education to help
users access education policy and teacher quality information; also provides
current news, research and legislation from the 50 states and the District of
American education's online newspaper includes Teacher Magazine, The Daily
News, special reports and education information from the 50 states and the
District of Columbia.
National Education Association (NEA)
Information about public schools and the issues they face, including reviews of
U.S. Department of Education’s Network for Education Information
An interagency and public / private partnership whose mission is to provide
official information assistance for anyone seeking information about U.S.
education and for U.S. citizens seeking authoritative information about
education in other countries.
Modern Language Association
Links to Modern Language Association of America (MLA), which provides
opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching
experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy.
Diversity Innovations from DIVERSITYWEB
DiversityWeb's profiles of over 200 universities and colleges with diversity
Digest of Education Statistics
Compilation of statistical information covering the field of education from
pre-kindergarten through graduate school, produced by the National Center for
Education Statistics (NCES), U.S. Department of Education.
National Center for Education Statistics
NCES, U.S. Department of Education, is the primary federal entity for
collecting and analyzing data related to education in the United States and