National Partners


The American Association of School Administrators advocates for the highest quality public education for all students, and develops and supports school system leaders.


The American Association of School Librarians is an affiliated organization that aims to ensure schools across the nation have quality libraries for students to use.

American School Board Journal

The award-winning, editorially independent education magazine published by the National School Boards Association.


NSBA's BoardBuzz is a timely, engaging and informative online source of current public education issues and events.

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

An effective tool for educating youngsters about the dangers of smoking.


The Center on Education Policy is the national, independent advocate for public education and for more effective public schools.


The Education Commission of the States helps states develop effective policy and practice for public education by providing data, research, analysis and leadership.

Education Trust

The Education Trust promotes academic achievement for all students at all levels by working alongside educators, parents, students, policymakers and civic/business leaders across the country to provide assistance to transform schools that serve all students.

Education Week

The online version of Education Week, the classic publication for national news on K-12 education.


The Educational Resources Information Center, funded by OERI, is a nationwide information network that acquires catalogs, summarizes, and provides access to education information from all sources. The data base and ERIC document collections are housed in about 3,000 locations worldwide, including most major public and university library systems.


The Educational Testing Service Network is a gateway to definitive information about college and graduate school admissions and placement tests, with links to AP, GRE, GMAT, SAT, The Praxis Series and TOEFL sites, as well as other educational resources.

Kids Count

Kids Count is the premier source of data on child and family well-being in the United States. Access hundreds of indicators, download data and create reports and graphics on the Kids Count Data Center. 

National PTA

The National Parent Teacher Association is a nonprofit organization that acts as a resource for families and communities and a strong advocate for public education. 


The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is a nonprofit organization that strives to advance the quality of teaching and learning by developing professional standards for accomplished teaching and integrating Board-certifed teachers into educational reform efforts.


The National Center for Education Statistics is the primary federal agency responsible for the collection, analysis and the reporting of data related to education in the United States.


The National Education Association is the nation’s largest professional employee organization and is committed to advancing the cause of public education.


The National School Boards Association works with state associations in advocating for equity and excellence in public education through school board leadership.


The National School Public Relations Association is a professional organization dedicated to building all support and trust for education through responsible public relations that leads to success for all students.

Phi Delta Kappan

Phi Delta Kappan, the professional journal for education, addresses policy issues for educators at all levels. An advocate for research-based school reform, the Kappan provides a forum for debate on controversial subjects.

The Public Agenda Foundation

A nonpartisan, nonprofit public opinion research and citizen education organization.

Resources for Educational Excellence

One-stop shopping for a treasure trove of historical documents, scientific experiments, mathematical challenges, and other tools for teachers, students and others.


School Leaders Risk Management Association is a not-for-profit organization governed by a board consisting of executive directors of state school board associations. SLRMA provides information to assist K-12 public school districts, as well as public school district self-insured pools, in preventing unwanted and unwarranted school board legal liability claims.

Smarter Balanced

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is a state-led consortium working to develop next-generation assessments that accurately measure student progress.

U.S. Department of Education

The U.S Department of Education is dedicated to establishing policies on federal financial aid, collecting data on America’s schools, focusing national attention on key educational issues and ensuring equal access to education.

U.S. House of Representatives

Home page for the United States House of Representatives. Information on members, activities and pending legislation.

U.S. Senate

Home page for the United States Senate. Information on members, activities and pending legislation.