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Education: Websites

Demographics and Data

United States

National Center for Education Statistics - look under "data and tools"

MapEd - Geographic mapping tool for educaiton data

American FactFinder

FedStats (U.S.)
Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies


Virginia Statistics and Data

Virginia Demographics (Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia)
Links to Virginia statistics and data, compiled from a variety of sources.

Virginia Department of Education Statistics and Reports


International Statistics and Data

ShanghaiRanking - Ranks world universities, academic subjects, and more.

Times Higher Education World University rankings - Provides world university rankings, reputation rankings, and more.

United Nations Human Development Data Center - View all, or select "Education" indicator and "Education Index" to see all.

Education at a Glance 2021: OECD Indicators - Read online. Does not contain data from all countries.

Lesson Plans and Teaching Materials

Many web sites for museums, science centers, television networks or programs, associations and societies, and government agencies have educational sites for kids or resources for teachers.

Science Sites for Kids

Literature Sites for Kids

Web Guides for Kids