Education: Resources and Databases

Local/State Level Statistics

United States Census Bureau American Fact Finder

Updated yearly

Online tool through the U.S. Census where you can search for both local, regional, and statewide information.

Local Level Information

Data USA

Updated yearly

Information on Cape Cod Community College. Has their graduation rate, tuition, and most popular programs. 

Education Workforce Information & Research

Center for the Study of Child Care Employment

Continuous updates

Conducts research and policy solutions to improve early care and education workforce. Support for those in the field of early childhood education and care. 

Early Childhood Learning: Evidence-Based Programs

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

Continuous updates

Compilation of evidence-based practices for early childhood education for specific areas such as early literacy, inclusion, school readiness, and resources specifically for children with disabilities. 

Out of School Programs: Best Practices

Charleston Promise – Evidence Based Enrichment Programs

Published in 2010

Explanation of evidence-based programming and summary of child trends. Guidelines for what works and doesn’t work in children’s out of school programming. 

Building Social, Emotional, and Language Skills: Evidence Based Resources

CASEL Guide for Pre-K and Elementary Evidence Based Programs

Published in 2013

Framework for evaluating the quality of social and emotional programs and applies this framework to identify and rate well designed, evidenced based SEL Programs with potential for expansion.

Local Level Statistics

Massachusetts Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education - Data & Accounatbility

Updated yearly

Information on graduation rates and achievement levels

Statistics and Information

National Center for Education Statistics

Continuous updates

Primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the United States. Also conduct and publish reports on reading, mathematics, and science.  

Early Childhood Learning: Evidence-Based Programs

Seven Research-Based Ways Families Promote Early Literacy by the Global Family Research Project

Published in 2017

Program descriptions and outlines for early childhood learning with even more links to resources families/teachers can use.

Out of School Programs: Evidence-Based Practices

Expanding Learning

One-time publication

Paper: "Afterschool Programs That Follow Evidence-Based Practices to Promote Social and Emotional Development are Effective" 

Building Social, Emotional, and Language Skills: Evidence Based Resources

CASEL Guide - Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs – Middle and High School Edition

Published in 2015

Framework for evaluating the quality of social and emotional programs and applies this framework to identify and rate well designed, evidenced based SEL Programs with potential for expansion.

Increasing Access to High-Quality Childcare

Early Education for All

Continuous updates

Organizations that works to ensure that children in Massachusetts have access to high-quality early education and become proficient readers by the end of third grade. 

CAPE AND ISLANDS UNITED WAY

1600 Falmouth Road, Unit 25
P.O. Box 367

Centerville, MA 02632
508.775.4746 

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