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Information for philanthropy - Focus on education

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These slides provides a review of select government information resources that focus on education.

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Information for philanthropy - Focus on education

  1. 1. Information for Philanthropy Topic: Education Selected Government Resources By: Sophia and Senovia Guevara
  2. 2. Guevara Introduction These slides provide short descriptions on information resources. The topics covered are those that would be of interest in philanthropy and nonprofit work. Each slide points out material that may be of specific interest as well as providing a direct link for easy access.
  3. 3. Guevara ED.gov http://www.ed.gov The United States Department of Education -Research and Statistics section -Program search function: search by office, eligibility, title, CFDA # -Research section links out to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
  4. 4. Guevara ERIC http://www.eric.ed.gov The Educational Resource Information Center -Database: search for bibliographic records related to Education -Journal articles, books, conference papers, etc. -Some material available in full-text -What Works Clearinghouse and Regional Educational Laboratories collections: evidence reports and scientific research
  5. 5. Guevara IES.gov http://ies.ed.gov The Institute of Education Sciences -Reports and Education statistics -Links out to Department of Education and ERIC -Reports often available as .pdf for download -Search function for funding opportunities
  6. 6. Guevara IES.gov - resources of interest Digest of Education Statistics - pre-kindergarten through graduate;.pdf of each year http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/ The Condition of Education -special analysis report available - topics range from education for young children to community college http://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/ Project of Education Statistics to 2018 -ranges from enrollment numbers to teacher data http://nces.ed.gov/programs.projections/
  7. 7. Guevara IES.gov - resources of interest Nation's Report Card http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/ -produced by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) -data on achievement in subjects through student populations -researcher link, state profiles and publications link of special interest -comparison and analyzation tools available: statistical charts, maps and tables
  8. 8. Guevara IES.gov - resources of interest School District Demographics system http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/sdds/ -data limited from 2004-2007; archived reports from 1990s. Data analyzable: -map viewer: data includes district information (race, population, economics, social characteristics,etc). -snapshot report: data from individual school districts (demographics to economics) -profile comparisons: view data from states and by district (poverty status, education, income, etc.)
  9. 9. Guevara IES.gov - resources of interest State Education Data Profiles http://nces.ed.gov/programs/stateprofiles/ -SEDP tool allows comparisons of data; up to four different states with six types of data -comparisons can be broken down with the expand data lin -data is limited, but available in easy-to-read bar charts
  10. 10. Guevara U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for children and families http://www.acf.hhs.gov/ -Includes information on various programs, including: Headstart, the Children's Bureau and the Office of Family Assistance -Policy Planning section may be of interest, with information on research, data and publications -Includes a listing of programs and a submission form for specific program questions
  11. 11. Guevara Administration for Children and Families  Headstart http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ohs/index.html -Information on program research, legislation, grant funding, services, office information, etc. -Early Childhood Learning Center and Knowledge http://www.eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc includes information on early childhood development, dual language learners, Early Head Start, etc. Research briefs, conference information and information on special populations may be of extra interest
  12. 12. Guevara Administration for Children and Families Children's Bureau http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/ -Includes information on: statistics and research, child welfare monitoring, federal and state reporting systems, etc. -Links to data on adoption (AFCARS) and child abuse and neglect (NCANDS). Includes information on bureau funded reports including the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-being(NSCAW).
  13. 13. Guevara Administration for Children and Families Office of planning, research and evaluation http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/opre/index.html -covers a variety of data that includes Head Start and Early Head Start, child care, abuse, neglect, welfare, etc. Research conference info and papers available Office of Family Assistance http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/ -Includes information on TANF, Tribal TANF and the Child Care Bureau, among others. Links available: State TANF info, Medicaid/Medicare statistics and Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood partnerships
  14. 14. Guevara Census Bureau http://www.census.gov Hosts an abundance of information ranging from employment to transportation Education information includes data on educational attainment and enrollment, poverty estimates for school districts, etc.