Subject Guide for Education
Each research guide provides internet links and resources selected by our reference staff:
- DuPage Regional Office of Education - Official website of DuPage Regional Office of Education.
- FinAid!: The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid - FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.
- GCFLearnFree.org - GCFLearnFree.org offers over 750 free online learning courses. Areas include technology, reading, math, and career.
- Illinois State Board of Education - Official website of the Illinois State Board of Education.
- Khan Academy - The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) with the mission of providing a world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Despite being the work of one man, Salman Khan, this 1600+ video library is the most-used educational video resource as measured by YouTube video views per day and unique users per month.
- Kids and Teens on Campus -- College of DuPage (COD) - Learning opportunities for students in grades K - 12 at COD. Check out the various offerings, register for classes and courses, and explore the many resources COD has to offer.
- National Center for Education Statistics - Official website for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a unit of the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences. NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
- students.gov - Students.gov is a federal resource providing comprehensive information portal providing answers to questions on education, military service, financial aid, career, government, community service, and more.
- The College Board - Official website of the College Board, a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Among its best-known programs are the SAT®, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and AP®.
- Thomson Peterson's: College - Peterson's site contains information about colleges and universities, career schools, graduate programs, distance learning, executive training, private secondary schools, summer opportunities, and more.
- U.S. Department of Education - Website of U.S. Department of Education, offering information for students, parents, teachers, and administrators.
- Yahoo! Education - Index of links to college and university websites, financial aid information and testing organizations.