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Colleges & Universities

Rankings
America's Best Colleges - U.S. News and World Report
In addition to this year's college rankings, this site offers a detailed school directory, interactive tools, a step-by-step college admissions guide, articles, and more!
College Rankings
This website from the Education and Social Science Library University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, draws together and provides context to various online sources of information on the ranking of institutions of higher education.

College Information
Campus Program.com
University and employment resources that guide you from high school to your dream job.
The College board
The College Board serves over three million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning.
Peterson's Education Center
This site provides information about colleges and universities, career schools, graduate programs, distance learning, executive training, private secondary schools, summer opportunities, study abroad, financial aid, test preparation, and career exploration.
Princeton Review
This site provides information on 4 year colleges, business schools, law schools, medical schools and graduate schools.
University and College Listings
This site provides a list of United States universities and colleges organized by state with links to their web pages.

Local Colleges
El Camino Community College
Harbor Community College
California State University Dominguez Hills
California State University Long Beach

Financial Aid

FastWeb
FastWeb, the Internet's leading scholarship search service.
FinAid 
FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. A comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.
Financial Aid (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
This site provides step by step assistance through the federal aid process.
Scholarships and Grants
Scholarships and Grants Resource
Students.gov
This is a comprehensive information portal providing answers to questions on planning and paying for your education, career development and more.
U.S. Office of Post-secondary Education (Financial Aid)
This U.S. Department of Education web site provides information on finding and applying for financial aid, grants and contracts.

For Parent, Teacher, Student

California's K-12 Public Schools: How Are They Doing?
"This report describes California's K-12 public schools - specifically, their student population, the resources they are provided (finances, teachers, facilities), and their outcomes. It describes both student academic achievement and outcomes that schools may influence and that are inadequately captured in test scores. The report analyzes trends within the state and compares California to other states and to the nation as a whole." From the RAND Corporation.
Classroom Connect 
Classroom Connect is an award-winning provider of professional development programs and online instructional materials for K-12 education 
Digital Education Network 
Through this site, teachers and parents can access timely content for classroom or home use, and introduce students directly to the Internet education experience. 
Discovery School 
This site provides innovative teaching materials for teachers, useful and enjoyable resources for students, and smart advice for parents about how to help their kids enjoy learning and excel in school. 
Education Index 
This is an annotated guide to the best education-related sites on the Web. The sites are sorted by subject and lifestage, so you can find what you're looking for quickly and easily. 
Education Place 
K-8 resources for teachers, students, and parents. Includes Reading/Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Intervention, Professional Development, activities, games, and textbook support.
Education World 
This site provides lesson plans, practical information for educators, information on how to integrate technology
in the classroom, and articles written by education experts. 
PBS Parent 
Helps parents use PBS resources to enhance learning in the home.
Torrance Unified School District
Torrance Adult School
View a complete list of courses available through Torrance Adult School and register for classes online!

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Teaching

Blue Web'n
Blue Web'n is an online library of 1800+ outstanding Internet sites categorized by subject, grade level, and format (lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, & tools).
Busy Teacher's Website
This site provides teachers with direct source materials, lesson plans / classroom activities with a minimum
of site-to-site linking.
Educator's Reference Desk
From the Information Institute of Syracuse, the people who created AskERIC, the Gateway to Educational Materials, and the Virtual Reference Desk, the Educator's Reference Desk brings you the resources you have come to depend on. 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education
This site identifies effective curriculum resources, creates high-quality professional development materials, and disseminates useful information and products to improve K-12 mathematics and science teaching and learning.
ERIC - Education Resources Information Center
Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world's premier database of journal and non-journal education literature.
MEGA Mathematics
The MegaMath project is intended to bring unusual and important mathematical ideas to elementary school classrooms so that young people and their teachers can think about them together.
PBS TeacherSource
This site provides teachers with lesson plans and activities for preschool through 12th grade.
Resources for Teaching about the Americas
RetaNet works with secondary teachers, educational specialists, and scholars to make accessible resources and curriculum materials about Latin America, the Spanish Caribbean, and the U.S. Southwest.
Spanish Missions of California
A brief history of each mission is presented here.
TeachersHub
Annotated Links to California Missions
A list of annotated Links to websites related to California Missions.

Test

ACT Testing Information
ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides more than a hundred assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development.
General Education Development (GED) Testing Center
Official site of the GED testing Service
GMAT Test Information
This site provides information on MBA careers, schools with MBA programs and how to register for the GMAT.
GRE Test Information
This site provides information to students on the GRE, faculty member using GRE scores, and to those interested in doing research on the GRE.
LearningExpress Library
This database provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass.
LSAT Information
This site provides general information on the LSAT, including online registration, and test dates and sites.
Standardized Testing and Reporting Program (STAR)
Provides information on the STAR Program including sample questions and results of previous tests.
TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
This is the official web site of English as a Foreign Language, it provides information, test preparation and testing sites.

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