Additional Sources of Information

Organizations and Research

University of Oklahoma Office of Institutional Research and ReportingThe University of Oklahoma Office of Institutional Research and Reporting

National Rural Education AssociationThe National Rural Education Association (NREA)   is the oldest established national organization of its kind in the United States. Formerly known as the REA, the Association traces its origins back to 1907 when it was originally founded as the Department of Rural Education.

The NWREL Rural Education Research ProgramThe NWREL Rural Education Research Program:   is a long standing program of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, dedicated to improving educational results for children, youth, and adults by providing research and development assistance in delivering equitable, high-quality educational programs.

Funding

US Department of EducationThe U.S. Department of Education's searchable Guide to Education Programs   describes programs authorized and funded under federal law as well as individual competitions made possible by these programs. It includes information on funding for laboratories, centers and other facilities that help provide resources important to education.

US Department of EducationED Grants and Contract Awards:   Department of Education's online database of grant and contract award information.

Kathy Shrock's Guide to Funding for EducationKathy Shrock's Guide to Funding for Education:  An excellent resource with links to the Federal Register and other publications that regularly list funding opportunities for educators.

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA),   a part of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce.   NTIA is principally responsible for domestic and international communications and information policy. Their mission includes the push to connect schools, libraries, and other community access centers to electronic information sources, with emphasis on "Universal Access" and bridging the technology gap.