Finding Data and Statistics for Education Research

News item published on: 2016-10-03 16:32:28

Need assistance finding data and statistical sources for your education research? Drop in for a workshop that provides an overview of statistics and data resources available from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Join Michele Frasier-Robinson, Education and Psychology Librarian, for an overview of NCES data and 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.

The workshop will be offered twice this fall:

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 4 - 5 p.m. in Cook Library Room 110 (LIB 110)
Thursday, November 10, 2016, noon - 1 p.m. in Cook Library Room 123 (LIB 123)

This workshop may also be scheduled for a class, student group, or faculty meeting. For more information, contact Michele Frasier-Robinson at or 601.266.6168.