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National Center for Education Statistics
The starting point for locating national education data. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. Includes the Nation's Report Card, Digest of Education Statistics, Projections of Education Statistics, IPEDS, and School District Demographics System.
Browse datasets from the National Center for Education Statistics by topic.
Iowa City and Iowa Data
Iowa Department of Education
Official site of the Iowa Department of Education, with information about policy, publications, and statistical data about the state of Iowa.
International Data Explorer
From the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), this database allows you to find tables that compare US education data with countries around the world
Offers access to education statistics produced by the World Bank, from sources such as the IMF, UNESCO, and OECD.
Unesco Institute for Statistics
A source for internationally comparable statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication for more than 200 countries and territories.
Provides access to statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources on over 600 industries.
Library Databases for Education Data
Historical Statistics of the United States
Historical Statistics of the United States represents data series from earliest times to the present and has long been a standard source for quantitative indicators of American history. Broad topic categories include Population, Work and Welfare, Economic Structure, Economic Sectors, and Governance and International Affairs.
Dataverse is an open source web application to share, preserve, cite, explore, and analyze research data. It facilitates making data available to others, and allows you to replicate others' work more easily. Researchers, journals, data authors, publishers, data distributors, and affiliated institutions all receive academic credit and web visibility.
Harvard's dataverse that allows researchers to find data across research fields, preview metadata, and download files
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. It hosts 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
Research Connections Datasets
Promoting high-quality research and informing policy through free access to thousands of publications and datasets
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