Resources for University of Houston students, faculty and researchers in Education
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- National Center for Education Statistics
This unit of the U.S. Department of Education provides full-text Web access to many of their major statistical reports on education in the United States.
- HISD Connect - Research & Accountability
- Texas Education Agency - Data and Research Resources
This is the place to go for PEIMS data, and much more!
- Digest of Education Statistics
From website: A series of publications initiated in 1962, the Digest’s primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest contains data on a variety of topics, including the number of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates, in addition to educational attainment, finances, and federal funds for education, libraries, and international comparisons.
- UNESCO Institute for Statistics
Education is identified as a core theme on this United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization site. Statistics related to Access and Participation, Efficiency, Resources, Literacy and Attainment, and Education System characteristics are available from over 200 countries.
- World Bank EdStats
The World Bank’s comprehensive Database of education statistics.” Report feature allows users to compile unique statistical reports for countries, country groups and education indicators.
A wealth of current demographic information can be gleaned from this site. Search by city, county, or zip code to find out everything you need to know.
- The Wallace Foundation
Visit the knowledge center for reports on a variety of educational topics, from ed leadership to teacher recruitment.