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Education

A guide to finding education resources for parents, students and adults with a focus on Indiana, including school preparation, homeschooling, distance learning, scholarships, financial aid, test preparation, science fair projects and community schools.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How can I see everything the Library has about all aspects of education?

Using our online catalog, choose "Alphabetical" under the Search tab. In the dropdown box, choose "Subject Browse". Type "education" in the search box and hit the "go" button. In the catalog, you will see all of the subject headings that begin with "education" and all of the links to other subjects that relate, called "see also".

Web Sites

Family Guide To Public Schools In Indianapolis
A locator service to identify which school is geographically related to a home address.

IDOE Indiana Department of Education The gateway to Indiana education information.

Indiana Department of Education Office of Accountability
In Februrary 2012, the State Board of Education gave final approval of the new methodology for determining school and corporation category designations (A-F grades) based on student performance.

Indiana Academic Standards
The Standards website is currently being updated.

Office of Educator Licensing and Development (OELD)
Information for teachers on licensing.

Office of Student Assessment
Access to results of ISTEP and other assessment measures.

Learn More Resource Center

National Center for Education Statistics
A one-stop site for education statistics from the Department of Education.

Online Databases

Professional Development Collection
An index of over 400 journals for the professional educator, with many articles available full-text.

LearningExpress Library Collection
An interactive database featuring more than 300 practice tests based on official school and careerexams.

Library Materials