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Useful Sources: U.S. Government
Census Bureau: Data
The Census Bureau is the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
Census Bureau: Statistical Abstract of the United States
The U.S. Census Bureau terminated the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program effective October 1, 2011. The Statistical Compendia program is comprised of the Statistical Abstract of the United States and its supplemental products—the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book and the County and City Data Book.
Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public.
Congressional Research Service Reports
CRS serves as nonpartisan shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress. Staff members analyze current policies and present the impact of proposed policy alternatives.
The home of the U.S. Government’s open data, providing data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, and design data visualizations. Data.gov is managed and hosted by the U.S. General Services Administration.
Govinfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
National Center for Education Statistics (NCED)
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is the statistics, research, and evaluation arm of the U.S. Department of Education.
Useful Sources: NGOs, Organizations, and Foundations
An international social science research network that produces high quality, open and policy-relevant evidence syntheses, plain language summaries and policy briefs.
Center for the Study of Social Policy
CSSP is a national, non-profit policy organization that connects community action, public system reform, and policy change to create a fair and just society in which all children and families thrive.
An independent, diverse, global organization that collaborates to produce trusted synthesized evidence about health and care, informed by high-quality evidence.
Kids Count: Data Center
KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and a premier source of data on children and families. Each year, the Foundation produces a comprehensive report — the KIDS COUNT Data Book — that assesses child well-being in the United States.
Data about the health and well-being of children in communities across California.
Pew Research Center
A nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. Pew conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. They do not take policy positions.
Useful Sources: State of California
Other Legal Resources
Full text of federal and state court cases, laws and regulations; legal periodicals and encyclopedias; European Union legal documents; and legal guides and information for pre-law students. Note: many functions of Westlaw will only function properly if you disable any pop-up blocker. For example, printing may not work if a pop-up blocker is active.
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