Nationally-representative assessment of US students' skills in art, civics, geography, history, math, reading, science, and writing, on-going since 1969. Not longitudinal at the individual student level.
Nationally-representative longitudinal data on the development and early school experiences for two cohorts of children. The Kindergarten Cohort contains 23,000 kindergartners who were first surveyed in 1998 and will be followed through 5th grade. The Birth Cohort contains 15,000 children who will be followed from birth in 2000 up through 1st grade.
The School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) is the primary source of school-level data on crime and safety for the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The SSOCS is a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of about 3,500 public elementary and secondary schools.
IPEDS is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. It is a system of interrelated surveys conducted annually by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). IPEDS gathers information from every college, university, and technical and vocational institution that participates in the federal student financial aid programs.
The Distance Learning Dataset Training System (DLDT) is an online, interactive tool that allows users to learn about NCES data across the education spectrum and evaluate it for suitability for particular research purposes. The DLDT computer-based training modules are designed to introduce users to many NCES datasets, their design, and considerations for analysis to facilitate successful analyses.
ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. It hosts 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
re3data.org is a global registry of research data repositories that covers research data repositories from different academic disciplines. It presents repositories for the permanent storage and access of data sets to researchers, funding bodies, publishers and scholarly institutions.