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Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Responsible for the accreditation of post-MD medical training programs within the United States. Accreditation is accomplished through a peer review process and is based upon established standards and guidelines.
http://www.acgme.org/

American Academy for Liberal Education
Dedicated to strengthening and promoting liberal education through accreditation and research.
http://www.aale.org/

American Graduate
An initiative to help combat the dropout crisis in the United States, using local public radio and television stations located in 20 impacted "hub markets" where the dropout crisis is most acute.
http://www.americangraduate.org/

American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)
Advocating on behalf of individual institutions of higher education that are defined and controlled by their respective tribal nations.
http://www.aihec.org/

CAHSEE
National educational and scientific non-profit organization created to help minority science and engineering students to achieve academic excellence.
http://www.cahsee.org/

CFY
National non-profit organization that a helps students in low-income communities harness the power of digital learning to improve educational outcomes.
http://www.cfy.org/

Center on Education Policy
The CEP is a national, independent advocate for public education and for more effective public schools.
http://www.cep-dc.org/

Chinese School Association in the United States (CSAUS)
Association of Chinese schools, with information on activities as well as resources for teaching and school management. Site offers English and Chinese Simplified language options.
http://www.csaus.net/

Communities In Schools
Championing the connection of needed community resources with schools to help young people learn, stay in school, and prepare for life.
http://communitiesinschools.org/

Council of Chief State School Officers
Nonprofit organization of public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education provides leadership, advocacy, and technical assistance on major educational issues.
http://www.ccsso.org/

Education Commission of the States
Gathers, analyzes and disseminates information about current and emerging issues, trends and innovations in state education policies.
http://www.ecs.org/

Education Northwest
Serves the Northwest states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Assessment and program evaluation resources.
http://educationnorthwest.org/

Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)
An independent, non-profit organization that advocates the right of every child to a quality education. Conducts research, develops education programs, and provides training and technical assistance.
http://www.idra.org/

Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning (MCREL)
Organization advocating standards-based school improvement programs. Includes news, issues information, research findings and curriculum materials. MCREL as the Regional Educational Laboratory and Eisenhower Regional Consortium for Mathematics and Science for the states of Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
http://www.mcrel.org/

National Adult Education Professional Development Consortium
Provides adult education professional development, policy review and implementation.
http://www.naepdc.org/

National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators (NAFEPA)
Seeks to increase the effectiveness of federal legislation for local education agencies. Background information, board of directors, newsletter, upcoming conferences, and related links are showcased.
http://www.nafepa.org/

National Association of Federally Impacted Schools
Organization of school districts from throughout the country concerned with maintaining Federal impact aid funding for schools serving federally connected children.
http://www.nafisdc.org/

National Association of Urban Debate Leagues
Dedicated to expanding debate opportunities among urban high schools. Resources, news, event calendar, and other information about the organization.
http://www.urbandebate.org/

National Catholic Forensic League
Dedicated to supporting high school speech and debate activities for public, private, and parochial high schools in the US and Canada. Features bylaws, manuals, competition events, and local contacts.
http://www.ncfl.org/

National Council of Teachers of English
Membership is composed of elementary, middle, and high school teachers, supervisors of English programs, college and university faculty, teacher educators, local and state agency English specialists, and professionals in related fields.
http://www.ncte.org/

National Forensic League
Oldest and largest debate and speech honor society in the U.S. Includes history, competition events, forms, manuals, and newsletters.
http://www.speechanddebate.org/

Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL)
A nonprofit corporation that helps Pacific schools improve educational outcomes for children, youth, and adults by providing research, development opportunities, training, technical assistance, group facilitation, information resource activities, dissemination, and evaluation services.
http://prel.org/

Southern Regional Education Board
Designed to help state policymakers and educational leaders more easily access the Southern Regional Education Board's information about elementary, secondary and higher education in the Southern states.
http://www.sreb.org/

The Association of Teacher Educators
An individual membership organization devoted solely to the improvement of teacher education both for school-based and post secondary teacher educators. USA
http://www.ate1.org/

The Broad Foundation
Works to improve urban public education through better governance, management and labor relations. Includes news, articles, funding information, flagship initiatives and FAQ.
http://www.broadfoundation.org/

The SERVE Center for Continuous Improvement at UNC Greensboro
An education organization with the mission to promote and support the continuous improvement of educational opportunities for all learners in the southeast United States.
http://www.serve.org/

The Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)
Carries out an integrated program of education applied research and development, information provision, technical assistance, and professional development to improve teaching and learning for all students in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
http://www.sedl.org/

United States Academic Decathlon
A team competition wherein students match their intellects with students from other schools across the nation.
http://www.usad.org/

WestEd
National nonprofit research and service agency working with education and human development communities to advance learning opportunities for children, youth, and adults.
http://www.wested.org/

World Affairs Councils of America (WACA)
A network of councils that focus on international affairs and world affairs and also provide educational resources for teachers and students.
http://www.worldaffairscouncils.org/