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Education, & Grants / Foundations

  • Education, & Grants / Foundations
    • Education
      • Ranks American universities by size, degrees offered, tuition costs, admission rates, graduation rates, retention rates and contains resources useful for the prospective student.

      • The primary purpose of the CAASPP System is to assist teachers, administrators, students, and parents by promoting high-quality teaching and learning through the use of a variety of assessment approaches and item types.

      • Mission to inform and empower homeschooling families, educate the public, and foster community among home educators in the state of California.
      • National and state level non-profit child advocacy organization focusing on maximizing benefits for children and families especially in the areas of health and education.

      • Allows searching for colleges and universities by location, distance from home, programs and majors, institution type, cost, etc.  Ability to create a My Favorites List to compare results.  (National Center for Education Statistics)

      • Colleges and universities ranked by region, specialty programs and campus diversity.

      • Provides information on planning for college, registering for the SAT, selecting and applying for a college, seeking financial aid, and creating a personal planner for deadlines.
      • Find community colleges information by state, city and zip codes.

      • Fiscal, demographic & performance data on California schools, grades K-12.
      • Lists of currently available education statistics, from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
      • Primarily electronic bibliographic records describing journal and non-journal literature selected by ERIC from 1966 to present. Will expand to include full-text articles and create a current and historical education resource.

      • Codes needed to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

      • Student gateway to the U.S. Government. Tips and information for college students and their families on many useful subjects. Developed under the U.S. Dept. of Education.

      • Includes scholarship search services, government loan information, and sites for special student populations and interests.
      • Rankings of graduate school programs.
      • Contains information on public, private and charter schools nationwide. Select state name for detailed school profiles and compare public elementary, middle, or high schools. Standardized test results, district standards, demographics and diversity information are provided.
      • Financial aid information and assistance to attend California local community colleges. English & Spanish interfaces.
      • Education programs for kids and schools, test preparation, higher education, and professional training in online and classroom settings, worldwide.
      • Search schools by state with information on various teaching career programs, tuition costs, other benefits, and professional profiles.

      • Lists online college and university degree programs in more than 100 fields of study, along with financial aid and scholarship resources for online students, and links to other similar websites.

      • Contains information on undergraduate, graduate, and online schools. Offers advice on college admissions, finding a school, preparing for tests and paying fees.

      • Profiles of over 4900 doctoral programs across 59 fields to help you evaluate and decide on a school to attend.

      • Visa has partnered with well known organizations to advance the cause of financial literacy in schools.

      • This site aid allows users to generate reports on tuition rates, net tuition rates and total expected program costs of colleges, universities and vocations schools.

    • Grants / Foundations
      • Information about charitable organizations for potential.
      • Provides grants to L.A. County nonprofit organizations working in arts, education, health care, human development, and neighborhood revitalization.
      • Financial aid and grants for any qualifying California college, university or technical school. Funded by the State of California and the California Student Commission.

      • The Foundation Center is the leading source of information and philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people to the resources they need to succeed. It maintains a comprehensive database on U.S. and global grantmakers and grants.

      • A database of information on all Federal programs, covering financial aid, grants, loans and other types of assistance.

      • Covers Agriculture, Business, Community Development, Cultural Affairs, Education, Environmental Quality, Health, Law, National Resources, and Transportation

      • Allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive federal grant opportunities in over 900 programs from 26 grant-making agencies.