Additional Resources for Teachers
Internet Resources for Teachers
This Web site is the U.S. Department of Education's home page just for teachers.
This Web site provides free resources for classroom use, contributed by more than 35 federal agencies.
This Web site provides grant information for states, school districts, communities and schools.
Data-Driven Decision Making
National Center for Educational Accountability is a collaborative that works to improve learning through the effective use of school and student data and the identification of best practices.
The Consortium for School Networking provides a publication on data-driven decision making entitled: Vision to Know and Do: The Power of Data as a Tool in Educational Decision-Making.
School Information Partnership is a public-private collaboration designed to empower parents, educators and policy-makers to use NCLB data to make informed decisions and improve school results.
What Works Clearinghouse provides information on the quality of studies that evaluate the effectiveness of education practices and interventions.
Special Education Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network is a Web site that provides support for parents, individuals, school districts and states in special education and disability research.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) provides information on disabilities in children and youths; programs and services for infants, children and youths with disabilities; the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and No Child Left Behind. It also provides research-based information on effective practices for children with disabilities.
National Center on Student Progress Monitoring: Improving Proven Practices in Elementary Grades provides information and technical assistance to implement progress monitoring, a scientifically based practice that is used to assess students' academic performance and evaluate the effectiveness of instruction.
The Access Center: Improving Outcomes for All Students K-8 provides technical assistance to build the capacity of states, technical assistance systems, school districts and schools to help students with disabilities learn from the general education curriculum.
National Center on Accessing the General Curriculum (NCAC) provides resources to assist states, school districts and schools in weaving new curricula, teaching practices and policies together to create practical approaches for improved access to the general curriculum by students with disabilities.
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) provides information on the participation of students with disabilities in national and state assessments, on standards-setting efforts and on graduation requirements.
Center for Improving Teacher Quality provides information to assist states in reforming, improving and aligning their teacher licensing systems for teachers of students with disabilities.
Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports provides schools with capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting and sustaining effective schoolwide disciplinary practices.
Teaching English Language Learners
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition provides a variety of information and supports for teachers of English language learners.
Office of English Language Acquisition, an office in the U.S. Department of Education, provides assistance and support for state and local systemic reform efforts that emphasize high academic standards, school accountability, professional training and parent involvement.