The U.S. Department of Education this month unveiled a new website containing national and state data from across the departments program offices, the National Center for Education Statistics, and the College Board. The site allows users to create comparative charts and tables. The open website provides access to data, including the results of state tests and the National Assessment of Educational Progress, graduation rates, school accountability information, budget figures, and demographics.
A version of this article appeared in the August 25, 2010 edition of Education Week as Ed. Dept. Offers Data on Demand