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Planning, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness (PRIE)
Planning and Research Online Resources

The following listing of internet sites are pertinent for community colleges and in institutional research and planning.

American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
Presents national trends in community colleges.

American Association of Community Colleges (AACC): Statistics

Association of Bay Area Government (ABAG) Data Center
A complete source of population, demographic, and economic data for the Bay Area.
Maintained by the Association of Bay Area Governments.

California Community College Chancellor's Office (CCCCO)
The most comprehensive source of information about the California community colleges with reports and a Data Mart for current and historical information.

California Department of Education/K-12 Demographic Data
The best source of demographic information about the K-12 system. Information is available at state, county, district, and school levels. Has a nice reports query feature.

California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC)
CPEC is a citizen board that provides the Legislature and Governor with policy analysis and recommendations about higher education. This website includes interactive reports on transfers, awards and enrollments among other information.

Centers of Excellence (COE)
The Centers of Excellence, in partnership with business and industry, deliver regional workforce research customized for community college decision- making and resource development. Good source of regional economic and workforce information for community colleges.

Census Profiles of California: Quick Facts

Community Economic Toolbox
This website provides a set of on-line tools that are standard in the field of community economic development. By selecting the state and then the county that you're interested in examining, you'll find information on labor trends and much more. In some of the tools you will be able to download data.

Community Toolbox
Good explanation about how to develop baseline measures.

CSU Analytic Studies Division
Provides a variety of statistical and planning data for the CSU system.

Index of All American Universities

Index of All Community Colleges

Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

NCHEMS Information Center for State Higher Education Policymaking and Analysis
Funded by the Ford Foundation and the National Postsecondary Education Cooperative for supporting the development, the website is an ongoing effort to provide higher education policymakers and analysts with the data and information needed to make sound policy decisions.

Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges (RP Group)
The RP Group provides leadership in research, analysis, and planning issues for the California Community Colleges. The RP Group provides news, assistance, resources, and networking opportunities for researchers.

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
An association focused on the promotion, advancement, and application of effective planning in higher education. There website provides information on national trends in higher education along with campus planning documents and learning space design resources.

U.S. Census Bureau
An encyclopedic source of economic, demographic, and geographic data at the local, county, state, and national levels.