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Charter Schools

Texas Charter Schools

Colleges & Universities

Financial Aid

Student Aid on the Web (U.S. Department of Education)

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Fill out the FAFSA online.

Financial Aid - Petersons
Search for scholarships and find out about financial aid

see also the Gale Virtual Reference Library title Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans
(library card and account PIN/password required outside the library)


Free local ESL and GED® Test Classes

Texas Education Agency - GED® Information
Answers to the top 10 questions on GED® testing in Texas.

GED Testing Service®
Resquires free sign up to locate a testing center.


Homeschool World
The official site of Practical Homeschooling magazine and The Big Book of Home Learning. Browse this site for homeschooling information while keeping up on homeschool events, opportunities, and online education.

Homeschooling Information & Resource Pages
A large collection of homeschool specific essays, articles, and op-ed pieces from Home Education Magazine. Also contains a Questions and Answers section which features homeschoolers issues such as the law, teaching, networking, and special situations; a Resources section, an archived online Newsletter; and discussion board.

Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)
HSLDA is a non-profit membership organization of families who home school their children nationwide. A good source of information on active law cases and both state and federal legislation dealing with homeschooling as well as links to related news articles.

School Districts

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School Selection


Texas Education Agency
Information about Texas public schools, including law and rules, ratings, and educational programs.

National Public School & School District Locator
Search for public schools and school districts by city, state, and/or county. This site, sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics, also allows you to search by school characteristics.

School Locator
Search for schools, colleges, and libraries across the nation.

College & University

College Search Find Your Colleges and Universities with Petersons
Do a detailed search or search by name or keyword. Browse colleges alphabetically or by subject.

Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS)
AMCSUS is a "binding force and communication hub for its member schools." Military schools meeting the scholastic, military and ethical standards required for membership are included here.
Search or browse more than 60,000 masters and PhD degree program listings by field of study, subject, graduate school or metropolitan location. Also includes articles about getting into graduate schools, what to expect, and financing your studies.

Test Preparation

Texas Education Agency - Student Assessment Division
Information on the STAAR and TAKS tests.

Learn more about the Texas Higher Education Assesment (THEA), order study guides, or take a practice test online. Information on registration and test dates is also available.

Peterson's College Test Preparation Advice Center
From the makers of numerous test preparation study guides. Learn test taking tips and strategies or view a small selection of sample questions. Registration and a fee are required for some online practice tests.

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Last updated: 8/18/2014 12:03:55 PM