The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. The site features web access to public and private school statistical data, as well as research reports on school use, achievement, districting and more.
NEA's site features research on education funding, Common Core Standards and legislative issues. The site also includes tools and resources for teachers and planners, including sample lesson plans, teaching strategies, advice and support.
School counts, enrollment, teacher and staffing data, financial information and annually collected Michigan education data from the State's official website.
The Center's international surveys include country-based comparisons of student attainment, teaching and curriculum topics, and an International Data Explorer which allows users to set up their own comparisons.
The Department of Education's Research & Statistics page includes links to the Nation's Report Card and other annual assessments produced by the federal government, research and best practices for teachers and administrators.