Finding Data and Statistics for Education Research

News item published on: 2015-06-24 11:40:29

July 2015

Need help finding data and statistical sources for your education research? This drop in workshop provides an overview of statistics and data resources available from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics. The NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations.  

Learn how to find state, district and local-level data for early childhood through post-secondary education. This workshop will show you how to find datasets and tables on topics including: dropout rates, race and ethnicity, student/teacher ratio, and college and university enrollment.

Sessions will take place in the Cook Library instruction classroom (LIB 110) and are open to all Southern Miss faculty, staff, and students. Registration is not required.

Wednesday, July 8, 2 – 3 p.m.
Thursday, July 9, 10 – 11 a.m.

For more information, contact  or 601-266-6168.