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The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a national system dedicated to providing access to an extensive body of education literature. Established in 1966, ERIC is supported by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement and is administered by the National Library of Education. Currently, over one million database citations may be found in its database.

Financial Aid

Publications and Reports

  • Publications in ERIC - Find any publication produced or funded by the U.S. Department of Education since its creation in 1980 which appears in ERIC, the world's largest bibliographic database of education literature. The database currently lists 32,720 publications entered into the ERIC database.
  • No Child Left Behind - site details the new program and its primary objectives, first among them putting in place a quantifiable system of checks and balances in the form of outcome-based student assessment. Representing a key plank of President Bush's electoral platform, the No Child Left Behind law and the programs it puts in place are intended to ensure that successful teaching methods are brought to bear in America's classrooms.
  • School Matters - site will display current information on public schools.
  • Voluntary National Tests - Reports and general information about the proposed national tests for 4th grade reading and 8th grade mathematics.


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