Government shutdown makes education data hard to come by

Granted, there are far more dire consequences to the federal government shutdown that this. But it’s really hard to write for the blog this week. The Census website, where you can find school district and funding data, is down.

Census Website

As is the National Center for Education Statistics.

NCES Website

I was hoping to write a brilliant post about a new release of data linking the U.S. NAEP scores with the international TIMSS scores. But alas, that’s been postponed too. What’s an ed data girl to do? Another latte might help.

POSTED BY Jill Barshay ON October 2, 2013

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