EducationResearch Relating to the Field of Education
ERIC: Education Resources Information Center
ERIC is a searchable database containing information on topics related to education. Some of the articles in ERIC are full-text. For even more full text articles, try the ERIC database within EBSCOhost.
Center on Reinventing Public Education
The Center "engages in research and analysis aimed at developing focused, effective, and accountable schools and the systems that support them." The Center is part of the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.
Education Resource Organizations Directory
This site, from the U.S. Department of Education, provides a directory of thousands of online resources providing education-related information.
Pathways to School Improvement
This site provides commentary on critical issues in education such as assessment, at-risk students, technology in education, equity and inclusion.
Selecting a College, Financial Aid Resources
Listed by name of institution
Braintrack - University Index
Over 5500 Links to Higher Educational Institutions in 161 Countries
College planning aids, loan information, and SAT
College Planning Network / links to Washington State Universities and Colleges
Also has links to Pacific Northwest Scholarship Guide.
An online database of 25,942 college catalogs. The resources on this site are only available through computers on the BC network.
Research and compare student loans
Free searchable database of over 600,000 scholarships. You must register with this site to search for scholarships.
Grant information from the Foundation Center
A directory containing links to more than 160 grant related Websites.
Office of Student Financial Assistance Programs
Online applications for FAFSA student aid: Federal Pell Grants • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants • Federal Work Study • Federal Perkins Loans • Federal Stafford Loans • Federal PLUS Loans
Peterson’s Education Center
Information is taken from Peterson's Guides to Colleges and Universities. It includes a financial aid question and answer section, and a section on how to write college application essays. No scholarship information.
Sallie Mae (Student Loan Marketing Association)
Primary provider of loans to college students One of the more useful links is Financial Aid 101, an online "course" that walks you through the financial aid process: what it is, what kinds of aid are available, and how to apply. No scholarship information.
TOEFL Educational Testing Service (ETS)
The Test of English as a Foreign Language is used to evaluate the English proficiency of people whose native language is not English. Financial Aid, Scholarships, & Grants
US News.com's rankings guide
Ranks America's best colleges, graduate schools, online degree programs, etc.
Yahoo’s Financial Aid and Grant
Grants and financial aid from both public and private sector
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March 2, 2011