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Education, Development, Teaching and Learning

This guide provides links to the most useful databases and resources for information on Language, Literacy, and Special Education. It will assist in searching for books, research articles, current news, and pertinent government information.

Government information and education agencies

ChildCare.gov Some full text available

U.S. Government portal to child care issues and federally sponsored programs.  Includes information for researchers, such as data sets regarding child care and early education, child abuse, and household surveys.

Ed.gov - U.S. Department of Education Website

Information on "No Child Left Behind" Act, along with other materials for children, parents, teachers and administrators. The children section includes interactive learning activities and puzzles, and a section called "For Tonight's Homework."

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)

More than 30 Federal agencies formed a working group in 1997 to make hundreds of Federally supported teaching and learning resources easier to find. The result of that work is the FREE web site.

Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Links to assessment, research, publications, web sites, and more.