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  • Brainfuse HelpNow
    Free Academic Help at All Levels. Brainfuse offers live online tutoring in elementary, middle school, high school, college, and adult education. SAT/ACT/GED/Citizenship test help is also available. Writing a paper? Send your paper to a tutor and receive a response within 24 hours. Job seekers can also get resume and job finding assistance in the Adult Learning Center. Maestros en español disponible.
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  • ERIC
    The Education Resources Information Center provides the world's premier database of journal and non-journal education literature.
    Browse related subjects: Education, Indexes, Schools
  • Testing and Education Reference Center
    Testing & Education Reference Center is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life, from high school to college and beyond. The site offers practice tests and courses, information on over 4,000 accredited schools, scholarship search tools, a resume builder, career models, and more.
    Browse related subjects: Careers, Colleges and Universities, Education, Employment, Schools

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  • California Dept. of Education
    Provides a wealth of information on education issues in California. Includes links to the Academic Performance Index (API) (reports, guides and information on the accountability program measuring the academic performance and growth of schools), Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Results (program information and measurements on how well students are learning basic academic skills), and Contents Standards (descriptions of the knowledge, skills, and concepts that students should acquire in each grade level).
    Browse related subjects: Education, Schools
  • Coursera
    Coursera is an education company that offers massive open online courses (MOOCs). Coursera partners with top universities from around the world (including UC Santa Cruz) to offer courses in a wide range of topics including humanities, mathematics, computer science, and medicine.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools, Technology
  • Ed-Data
    The Education Data Partnership is a collaboration of the Alameda County Office of Education, the California Department of Education, EdSource, and the Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team. Ed-Data provides Base API reports at the school, district, and statewide level. You can also "Compare Schools" and "Compare Districts" to see how your school or district stacks up against others in the state. The School Characteristics Index (SCI), a number used to identify a school's demographics and challenges, is now available in each school's Base and Growth API reports.
    Browse related subjects: California, Education, Schools, Statistics, Tests
  • edX
    EdX is a non-profit created by Harvard and MIT. EdX offers massive open online courses (MOOCs) and interactive online classes in subjects including law, history, science, engineering, business, social sciences, computer science, public health, and artificial intelligence (AI).
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools, Technology
  • MIT Open Courseware
    Free access to lecture notes, exams, and videos from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. OCW provides the educational opportunity for motivated people everywhere to improve their lives and change the world.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools
  • Online Schools Directory
    Onlineschools.org is one of the few places offering a comprehensive listing of schools with online programs. The directory is updated annually and is free.
    Browse related subjects: Careers, Directories, Education, Schools
  • Scholarships 4 School
    The purpose of this free website is to provide students with the tools they need to make informed decisions about obtaining scholarships and other forms of financial aid.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools
  • Udacity
    Udacity is a private educational organization offering massive open online courses (MOOCs). Instructors are professors from universities including University of Virginia, San Jose State University, and Stanford University. Courses are mostly computer science related and include Introduction to Statistics and Artificial Intelligence for Robotics.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools, Technology

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