Web Sites and Links
2004 California Top K-12 Public SchoolsRankings of the top California K-12 public schools based on API scores.
API Scores 2000API scores and rankings of top California public schools, particularly in the South Bay area (Silicon Valley).
Aspire Public SchoolsDescription of public charter schools. Information about the program, schools, enrollment and jobs.
California 4-H Youth Development ProgramStaff and volunteer resources for 4-H Youth Development programs in California.
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)Accreditation information, directory of schools, resources and listservs.
California K-12 Directory - SchoolBugSite lists all schools K-12 in California.
California Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project (MDTP)MDTP provides California math teachers (6-12) tests and scoring services free of charge. Materials include readiness test for algebra, geometry, second year algebra, mathematical analysis, and calculus readiness and written response notebooks.
California Open Source Textbook ProjectAims to employ the advantages of open sourced content to turn K-12 curriculum and textbook construction from a cost into a revenue generator for the State.
California Public Law LibraryLists the public law libraries in California and other legal resources for the general public. THe site is run as a public service of the Council of California County Law Librarians.
California State Science FairThe final science fair of the academic year for students throughout California in grades 6-12. Provides information about the history and the rules governing the fair.
California Student Survey - Office of the Attorney GeneralBiennial, statewide assessment of seventh, ninth, and eleventh grade students' drug, alcohol, and tobacco use to improve the promotion of healthy behaviors.
California Student Aid CommissionProviding financial aid to California students pursuing higher education.
Campaign: Support Our SchoolsA coalition of educators and school employees promoting additional funding for public education. Provides resources for activists.
CDE PressEducational publications for teachers and parents Supplies information and curriculum resources from California for teachers, parents, and school administrators.
College-for-youIndependent college counseling for Northern and Central CA; matches college with student.
Contract for FailureThe impact of teacher union contracts on the quality of California schools. A policy study by the Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy, published in 2002.
Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in CaliforniaOversees the deployment of a intercampus communications infrastructure and supporting resources accessible to all institutions of higher education in California.
Education Policy and Finance IssuesCalifornia's public education issues.
Educational Data PartnershipA database of school district financial statements, demographic information, and results of past school bond and parcel tax elections.
Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance TeamHelping California's local educational agencies fulfill their financial and management responsibilities by providing fiscal advice, management assistance, training, and other related school business services.
GradsOrganization promoting sober grad night parties.
High Schools: CaliforniaLists all high schools in California along with address and phone number.
Leadership Public SchoolsA nonprofit organization that operates and help open public charter high schools throughout California.
Management, Analysis and Planning, Inc.Consulting research firm specializing in finance, policy analysis, evaluation and management.
MCS education servicesPrepares mandated cost claims for school district and local agencies. Consultants also provide services such as LEA Medi-Cal billing, No Child Left Behind-compliant School Accountability Report Card preparation, and teacher notifications.
Michael Greene's list of California SAT scoresLists average SAT scores for public high schools and school districts.
Montessori Schools of CaliforniaA consortium of Montessori schools located in California, USA.
Project PipelineNon-profit teacher recruiting and credentialing program supported by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Safe Schools and Violence Prevention OfficeCalifornia Department of Education offering a variety of resources on high-risk students, gangs, and after school programs.
STARscores.comAn unofficial site that has school comparisons for STAR (California Standardized Testing And Reporting) results and API rankings of all schools in California.
StudentInfo.orgReviews of professors by students. Schools include those of California's UC and CSU systems, plus Stanford and some 2-year colleges.