Statistics and other Resources useful when convincing Admin. the value of school libraries & librarians.


Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
(Note the drop down menu in the bottom right corner for the Most viewed sites)

IPEDS The primary source for data on colleges, universities, and technical and vocational postsecondary institutions in the United States

The Condition of Education 2010
Summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data


College Navigator
A popular tool for students and families to help them decide on where to go.

North Dakota statistic sites


North Dakota State Data Center

Department of Public Instruction Census Data



School Libraries Work! An excellent Scholastic publication I saw a few years ago. All Administrators should get a copy.