The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education licenses teachers, school personnel, and administers the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS). It also compiles data and creates profiles about public schools in Massachusetts.
Provides both summaries and full-text files of reports and testimony dating back to fiscal year 1979. GAO posts full-text files on its web site daily, often within 24 hours of when a report or testimony is publicly released
Public Agenda is a nonpartisan, nonprofit public opinion research and citizen education organization, focusing on "school and health care reform, national security, AIDS, crime, economic competitiveness and the environment" in well-balanced reports and research studies.
Issues the Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (the BCD) to advanced clinical social workers. Their site has a directory of BCD social workers and information about a scholarship program for students.
Professional organization for social workers with information on advocacy activities, practice issues, credentials, job openings, and continuing education. See also, the NASW-Michigan Chapter web site at http://www.nasw-michigan.org/.
Tracking 70 indicators of child well-being, this site provides the latest trends in the categories of health, social/emotional development, income and work, education, demographics, and family/community.
Browse health and general demographic statistics on all sorts of topics, such as alcohol use, divorce, and mental health . You can also look at some statistics by state. Each topic begins with a summary of relevant statistics, but there are also links to more detailed tables.
The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics 2001 brings together data about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States presented in over 600 tables from more than 100 sources. Organized into 6 topical sections, from nature of offenses and characteristics of persons arrested to jail populations and public attitudes toward crime and criminal justice.