INTERNET RESOURCES FOR COVERING SCHOOL
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Census Bureau Education Finance Data
Data for revenues and expenditures, debt and assets of elementary
and secondary school systems.
Center on Education Policy
Advocacy group, promotes public education.
Clearinghouse on Educational Management
Summary of trends, with links, references and resources.
Non-profit alliance of liberal arts colleges has data, news
and expert contacts.
Consortium for Policy Research in Education
Research on school finance systems and alternatives.
Council of the Great City Schools
Advocacy group, representing the country's largest urban public
Education Commission of the States
Non-partisan policy research and information clearinghouse.
Education Finance Statistics Center
Comprehensive Department of Education site.
Education Week: School Finance
Special reports and links to Education Week stories.
Education Writers Association
Membership group, offers listserv and links to useful education
Institute for Higher Education Policy
Research and background on financing for higher education.
National Center for Education Statistics
Research and data on US education finance. Search tool allows users
to compare the financial characteristics of a school district with
those of its peers. Click on CCD, then "Data Resources" and "Public
School District Finance Peer Search."
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory
Non-partisan analysis of proposals for financing public schools.
Public Agenda's Learning Curve
Story ideas, e-mail tip sheet, plus links to issue background.
Public Education Network
Advocacy group, helping communities understand and influence education
State Education Agencies
Council of Chief State School Officers provides links to state