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National Telecommunications and Information Administration: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the Executive Branch's principal voice on domestic and international telecommunications and information technology issues. NTIA works to spur innovation, encourage competition, help create jobs and provide consumers with more choices and better quality telecommunications products and services at lower prices.

Federal Agencies with Resources for Educators: A comprehensive list of federal and state agencies that provide valuable resources to educators.

FREE - Resources for Educational Technology: The Federal Resource for Educational Excellence (FREE) provides a listing of educational technology resources spanning multiple federal agencies.

TLT Group: The Teaching, Learning and Technology Group is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to motivate and enable institutions and individuals to improve teaching and learning with technology, while helping them cope with continual change.

EDUCAUSE: A non-profit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. In addition to a description of EDUCAUSE initiatives, the website provides an effective practices and solutions database, an information resources library, access to job postings, and more.

Advanced Networking with Minority-Serving Institutions: The Advanced Networking with Minority-Serving Institutions (AN-MSI) project seeks to assist minority-serving institutions as they develop the campus infrastructure and national connections to become and remain full participants in the emerging Internet-based "Information Age." Funded through the National Science Foundation, and administered by EDUCAUSE, AN-MSI is a valuable resource for minority institutions.

Benton Foundation: The Benton Foundation is an organization that seeks to articulate a public interest vision for the digital age and to demonstrate the value of communications for solving social problems. The Benton website has a comprehensive resource library, news, a variety of discussion groups, and more. Although focused on non-profit organizations, the site has plenty of valuable information for institutions of higher education.

Digital Divide Network: Produced and coordinated by the Benton Foundation, the Digital Divide Network provides a wide range of information, tools and resources for those interested in digital divide developments.

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education: The Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) is an international, educational and professional not-for profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge, theory, and quality of learning and teaching at all levels with information technology. Publications, news and information on upcoming conferences are available on the website.

Association for Educational Communications and Technology: The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) provides leadership in educational communications and technology by linking professionals holding a common interest in the use of educational technology and its application to the learning process.

Institute for Higher Education Policy: The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to foster access to and quality in postsecondary education. Among other research topics, the site provides publications on the evolving role of information technology in higher education.

Campus Computing Project: The Campus Computing Project focuses on the use of information technology in higher education. The site publishes the results of the Campus Computing survey, the largest continuing study of the role of information technology in U.S. higher education. Publications and useful links are available on the site.

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