Government Related Links

Special Education Related Links and Resources






Alta Regional Center (ALTA): A California-based non-profit corporation that assists people with mental retardation or other developmental disabilities and their familys make use of essential public and private services. Twenty-one state contracted centers exist throughout CA.

California Department of Education (CDE) - Acronyms: As the name implies.

CaliforniaDepartment of Education (CDE) - Directory of Schools: Directory of open, closed, and merged California Schools and Districts including addresses, phone numbers, and CDS Codes.

California Department of Mental Health - Network of Care : An online education resource for government agencies as well ad the general public. A comprehensive service directory, links to pertinent web sites across the nation, a comprehensive, easy to use library, a public advocacy tool, community message board, and many others.

California - State Homepage: California departments and agencies.

Congressional Biographical Directory - U.S.A. Congress: Biograhies of serving congresspeole.

Congressional EMail Directory - U.S.A.: As the neame implies per serving congresspeople.

DefenseLINK - U.S. Department of Defense: Department of Defenxe news.

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF): DREDF is a national law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of persons with disabilities through legislation, litigation, advocacy, technical assistance, and education/training of attorneys, advocates, etc.

ED Prods - U.S. Department of Education Products: This site is intended to help you identify and order U.S. Department of Education products.

ED Pubs - US Department of Education: This system is intended to help you identify and order U.S. Department of Education products. All publications are provided at no cost to the general public by the U.S. Department of Education.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

Fedstats: U.S.A. Statistics

FedWorld Information Network: FedWorld was established by The National Technical Information Service ( NTIS), an agency of the U.S Department of Commerce, to serve as the online locator service for a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the Federal Government.

FileAmerica - Gov. Forms: Online forms for federal, state, and local agencies. Contains forms from car registration, taxes, and even fishing licenses.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Consumer information via the FDA.

Government/Library of Congress

JAN (Job Accommodation Network): JAN is an international toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities.

Library of Congress: The site mission is to make the LofC resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA): NARA ensures ready access to essential evidence . . .that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of federal officials, and the national experience.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) - U.S.A.: Federal Government. NIH mission is uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone. Tons of health-related information, resources, links, etc.

Office of Disability Employment Policy - U.S. Department of Labor: Formerly the President's Committee for Employment of Disabled Persons. Purpose is to bring a heightened and long-term focus to the goal of increasing employment of persons with disabilities.

Portals to the World (Library of Congress): Contains selective links providing authoritative, in-depth information about the nations and other areas of the world. Links are arranged by country/area sorted intoa wide range of broad categories.

Press Releases-Congress (New Educational Laws, etc.)

Project Vote Smart: A national library of factual information on candidates for public office from president to local elected officials. Covers backgrounds, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances, and performance evaluations.

Protection and Advocacy, Inc. (PAI) [Now Disability Rights California - DRC]: A non-profit agency in California that works in partnership with persons with disabilities - to protect, advocate for, and advance their human, legal, and service rights.

Sacramento - City of: The web site provides information and web site links pertaining to the greater Sacramento, California area. All sites listed in the catalog have been hand-picked and categorized for convenience.

Social Security Death Index Interactive Search: As the name implies, ameans to research the social security system to uncover deaths/locales.

Supreme Court Collection: As the name implies, a cataloging of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions. Housed at Cornell University.

TEACH California: TEACH California is designed to provide information needed become a credentialed teacher in California. The sections within the Web site have been organized to answer your questions regarding the requirements for becoming a teacher, teaching jobs, etc. TEACH campaign is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Education. Designed to raise awareness of the teaching profession and to provide tools needed to launch a career in education.

THOMAS: U.S. Legislative Information Online: Self explanatory: legislative information online.

U.S. Department of Education: The homepage of the U.S. Department of Education.

U.S. Department of Education: My Profile: A way to personalize your research of the U.S. Department of Education publications. Free service.

United States House of Representatives: Link to House operations, informations, representatives, etc.

United States Senate: Link to Senate operations, informations, senators, etc.

White House - U.S.A.: Information, on/about the U.S. White House. Current and historical data.