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This research guide is meant to help users navigate resources for Education students.

Legislation & Legal Resources

Arizona Revised Statutes
Search state law by keyword or number. Title 15 contains education-related statutes

Arizona Administrative Code - Education
Contains regulations on State Board of Education governance, teacher certification & more

Arizona School District Policy Manuals
Most Arizona school district policy manuals are available online via the Arizona State Boards Association

U.S. Department of Education
Information on federal laws & policy

U.S. Congress
Legislation under consideration or passed

Policy Institutes & Think Tanks

A policy institute or think tank conducts research and engages in advocacy around a particular issue, from a stated viewpoint. This is a selected list of policy institutes and think tanks that deal with education issues. There are many policy institutes that focus on sub-issues within education. 

Brookings Institution
Non-profit public policy institute conducting research to resolve societal problems

Cato Institute
Cato's education research is founded on the principle that parents are best suited to make important decisions regarding the care & education of their children.

Center for Education Policy
National, independent advocate for public education and for more effective public schools.

Goldwater Institute
Arizona based think tank doing research on brad areas of education

Network for Public Education (NPE)
Advocacy group whose mission is to preserve, promote, improve & strengthen public schools for both current & future generations of students.

Rand Corporation - Education & the Arts
Non-profit corporation looking at a variety of topics including education.