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Education Subject Guide (archived): Government resources

Resources for research in the field of education

Government research publications

Education publications from the National Academies Press

"Research areas include education reform, teachers and instruction, and higher education and training. Through studies, reports, workshops, and other activities this research focuses on the most critical issues facing education: standards, teaching, technology, preparation of youth for productive futures, and the improvement of educational research."

Publications are available as PDF downloads.

Teacher certification resources

Vermont and other state teacher certification resources are on the

page of this guide.

Links to education resources

Some education resources from government agencies

Coverdell World Wise Schools
"Enrich K–12 students with the dynamic cross-cultural classroom materials, literature, videos, lessons, ideas, and services provided free by the World Wise Schools program."  From the Peace Corps.

Doing What Works.  Research-based education practices from the U.S. Dept. of Education

from the National Endowment for the Humanities, "for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies."

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE). “Teaching and learning resources from federal agencies.”

The ten Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs) are sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.

Smithsonian Education

What Works Clearinghouse, "sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences, provides educators, policymakers, researchers, and the public with a central and trusted source of scientific evidence about what works in education."


Links to education resources