National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science;
to advance the national wealth, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense"
With an annual budget of about $6.9 billion FY 2010), it is the funding sourse for appoximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic
science research conducted by America's colleges and unversities.

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Tbe National Center for Education Statistics is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Bureau of Labor Statistics for Educators

This page provides a shortcut to information and services the Department of Labor (DOL) offers educators.

Office of Postsecondary Education

The Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) formulates federal postsecondary education policy and administers programs that address critical
national needs in support of their mission to increase access to quality postsecondary education.