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General Statistical Sources

The Condition of Education
From the National Center for Educational Statistics. The Condition of Education is an indicator report, summarizing the health of education, monitoring important developments, and showing trends in major aspects of education. The 65 indicators included examine relationships; show changes over time; compare or contrast sub-populations, regions, or countries; or assess characteristics of students from different backgrounds and types of schools. 

American Factfinder 2
The Census Bureau has education data related to Educational Attainment, School Enrollmlent. and more.

National Center for Educational Statistics
This is the host site for many education related government statistics. Their server includes .PDF files for the complete text of numerous statistical publications.

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research  
ICPSR maintains and provides access to an archive of social science data for research and instruction, and offers training in quantitative methods to facilitate effective data use. In addition, ICPSR provides user support to assist researchers in identifying relevant data for analysis and in conducting their research projects.  For more information about how Illinois State University faculty and students can access ICPSR, contact Vanette Schwartz.