U.S. Government Resources
- Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance—An independent and bipartisan source of advice and counsel on student financial aid policy to both Congress and the Secretary of Education.
- Census Bureau’s Annual Statistical Abstract—Data on various aspects of the United States, including population characteristics, income, and housing.
- Census Bureau’s FactFinder—Population, housing, economic, and geographic data are available for each state from the most recent national census.
- Census Bureau’s State and Area Date Book—Provides access to a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States.
- Consumer Price Index—The most recent figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Education Commission of the States—Provides links to state governors, legislatures, and education agencies.
- ERIC: Education Resources Information Center Clearinghouse—Online digital library of education research and information.
- Institute of Education Sciences—Institute within the Department of Education whose mission is to provide rigorous evidence on which to ground education practice and policy.
- National Science Foundation—Independent U.S. government agency responsible for promoting science and engineering through research programs and education projects.
- NCES: National Center for Education Statistics—Primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
- U.S. Department of Education—Information regarding specific financial aid programs.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health—Relevant information for minority-serving institutions.
- U.S. Government Printing Office Access—Provides several ways to search documents such as the U.S. code and/or budget, federal regulations, and other government compendiums.
- White House Initiative on Education Excellence for Hispanic Americans—Presidential Executive Orders result in access and success opportunities for Hispanic students.
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