Critical Issues Policy
NCREL's Policy Briefs and Policy Publications
and Policy Seminars:
NCREL's Policy Page
- Internet Links
Although NCREL takes care in selecting other Internet sites to which it links
or points, such selection does not imply endorsement by NCREL, its partners,
or funding agents.
- EDSITEment, created by the National
Endowment for the Humanities, the Council of the Great City Schools, MCI
Communications Corp., and the National Trust for the Humanities, provides
humanities-related educational content including learning guides, lesson
plans and student take-home activities.
- The Consortium on Chicago
School Research is an independent federation of Chicago area organizations
that have joined together to undertake a range of research activities to
assist in the implementation of school reform, assess its progress over
time, and more generally support school improvement in Chicago. Their research
and information on their publications are available on-line.
Central Central Michigan University's database describing educational
change initiatives (including charter schools and middle schools) in Michigan.
- RAND Institute on Education and Training
Access to RAND's "Hot Topics" (including a description of Project
Tour - microcomputers in education) and to RAND's database of its publications,
many of which focus on educational issues.
- National Association
Of State Directors Of Special Education is a non-profit professional
organization of state education agency personnel who have statewide responsibilities
for the education of young children with disabilities.
- VOICE: Voter Online Information
and Communication Exchange (Leagues of Women Voters)Acces to the League's
document catalog, voters election information, and Project VoteSmart (voting
records and ratings of Congresspersons).
- U.S. Department of Education's
Department-wide Initiatives Full text of Goals 2000: Educate America
Act, the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994, and the School To Work
Opportunities Act of 1994. Also provides additional information on the department's
School To Work, Family Involvement, and Technology initiatives.
- THOMAS: Legislative Information on the
Full text of Congressional bills, House e-mail addresses, links to House
gopher and to C-SPAN gopher (program schedules, press releases, and election
America's Schools Act of 1994
Full-text of IASA which authorizes many federal programs providing funds
Commission of the States
Home page of ECS, an organization of state leaders devoted to the improvement
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