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Is there an open database of elementary, middle, and high schools in the United States?

Is there an up-to-date and regularly maintained open database of elementary, middle, and high schools in the United States? I'm looking for both public and private schools. Names alone would be a ...
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County level data on technical training/apprenticeships?

Not sure if this is the best place to ask this but has anyone ever worked with county-level data regarding technical training/vocational programs/community college certificates? I'm looking for some ...
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List of all universities by country

Is there a list of all universities by country including their websites, location, latitude and longitude, facebook, twitter, youtube, founding year etc. I can't believe such a data set is not ...
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public Normally-distributed data for teaching intro Stats

Background: I'm teaching an intro course to stats, and this term, I have decided to use real-world public data sets to demonstrate the methods on, instead of synthetic data. I was surprised that I ...
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Question about Mean Income for Students by Income Tercile

I have four questions although the one referenced in the title is the one I'm most interested in: 1) Looking at variables, COUNT_WNE_INC1_P10, COUNT_WNE_INC2_P10, and COUNT_WNE_INC1_P10... I always ...
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dataset for specialization of bachelor degrees

I would like to know if there is any dataset that has the information about all education degrees and its specializations ? It need not be limited or it can be for USA.
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Where can I find task duration (estimate) data?

Scenario In an endeavour to compare a basic regression with a more advanced Ensemble Network of classifiers, I am looking for (a) data(set) that contains: Task description Measured task duration (...
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Performance data by school district (or by High School) in the US?

I am ideally looking for data that would give me performance by public school district (or by high school) in the united states, for example: Average SAT / ACT Scores Other national test scores (e.g. ...
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Where can I find dislocated worker program participation data by US county?

Where can I find U.S. displaced worker data, particularly during the Great Recession? I found sets from 1995 to 2008 and 2015 to recent. However, I'm having trouble finding data for 2008-2014, ...
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Global data about compulsory swimming lessons in schools or rates of population that can swim

I saw this post on Hacker News and was curious about a dataset that has information about countries and their approach to compulsory teaching of swimming. There are many datasets about drowning rates ...
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How to find the variable in javascript which gives the positions of the competitors on the site sapsailing?

As part of my studies, I’m looking for a way to find the variable in the javascript representing the positions of competitors on this site to retrieve the data. Thank you in advance https://www....
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IPEDS variable for automatic admissions

Some colleges and universities offer automatic admission to students who meet minimum criterion. For example, University of Texas offers automatic admissions to Texas students that are in some top ...
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College Scorecard: determining how representative data is of the overall undergraduate body

The Question The College Scorecard Documentation Report repeatedly mentions that some data only represents undergraduates that are recipients of Title IV federal aid: Most of the metrics of ...
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Schools in Canada

Is there a database of schools in Canada? Can you drop a link that would direct me to that database? If this does not exist, would you by chance know if the provinces have such data for the schools ...
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Open datasets for educational use

I'm interested in compiling open datasets for educational use. For example, this page from the State University of New York Geneseo includes open datasets by topic. I'm especially interesting in ...
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Are 6-digit CIP codes available with associated Schools for College Score Card

I'm looking for a specific dataset. In the Data Catalog there is a large set of data through the College Scorecard, this data includes a listing of 2-digit CIP codes and the number of offerings by ...
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French/English word database for a hangman game

I'm currently developing a Hangman game in English for a French website that teaches English. I'm looking for a database containing a set of English words, preferably common nouns or verbs of more ...
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Dataset of multiple judges or examiners giving scores

I am looking for a publicly available data set of (ideally) the following kind. Multiple (must be 3 or more) examiners each grade the academic work (e.g., essay, dissertation, term-assignment) of ...
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PhD for open data in Europe

I am looking for a PhD in Europe related with open data. Do you know any university that works with this sector?
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What exactly do the variables named “Unemployment rate, via Census data” and “Poverty rate, via Census data” represent?

What exactly do the variables named "Unemployment rate, via Census data" and "Poverty rate, via Census data," found in the College Scorecard data dictionary, represent? Do these rates represent the ...
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Seeking US public school serving area boundaries

I am trying to get the serving area for public schools in US. I can get a lot of KML from the census website at https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger-kml.html However, it only has school ...
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Downloadable list of all majors across U.S. schools/colleges?

I am looking for a downloadable list of all MAJORS across U.S. schools/colleges and across education levels (Highschool, Undergraduate, Graduate, Masters, Phd, Doctorate, Certificate/Short Term) I ...
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Dataset about attainment of college degree based on parent's education level?

I am looking for a data about the attainment of college degree (response variable) based on the parent's education and other demographics. This kind of data is e.g. referenced in Categorical Data ...
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Where to get school district boundaries?

Census.gov usually makes available the shapefiles containing school district boundaries. Due to the US government shutdown, census.gov is down. Does anyone know where to download a recently archived ...
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Missing College Scorecard data for Navy, Army, Air Force

I'm using the College Scorecard api to pull data for various schools. It seems that data for Army, Navy, and the U.S Air Force is not available. I tried querying the API using REGIONS = 0 (U.S. ...
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Books and Supplies

"Books and Supplies" is a component of the Estimated Cost of Attendance. I would like to get only the "Books and Supplies" data for a given institution from the "College Scorecard" data.
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Level of education required for employment over time

I want to get a data set that can be used to look at a year and the levels of education required for employment. My thoughts are that although we have many more opportunities in the modern world the ...
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Where can I find a data set on the federal student loan debt since at least 1965?

As the title says, I'm not sure where I can find the data set I'm looking for. I'm trying to explore the relationships between inflation rate, total student enrollment, and total amount of student ...
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Data on Australian universities

In the United States there's a great deal of information made public on universities, to help potential students, student loan recipients, employers, and whomever else to make informed decisions. Most ...
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Collection of messy data [closed]

I'm looking for messy data files for practice/testing/training in data cleaning. Ideally, someone knows of a collection like there are for Machine Learning and other domains. But individual bad data ...
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List of all universities and colleges in the whole world [duplicate]

Is there any database or list that has the major US universities and colleges with the city/town, state they are located in? Besides this, I am looking for a list of all universities and colleges in ...
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Data for teaching: Representative simple random sample in educational research

I´m searching for a gripping data set from educational research which is a simple random sample (and therefore without weights) representative and available as public-usefile to use for teaching. ...
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Public School Teacher Dataset

I'm looking for a dataset with information about public (and private, if possible) school teachers in the United States, including names, schools, and possibly any other identifying information such ...
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How do I get Google Analytics data for teaching college course?

Does anyone know how I can obtain a Google Analytics database for teaching undergraduates how to work with Google Analytics? I don't have a commercial website which I can attach to, and I want to ...
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Derived variable origin

I was wondering how the variable SCH_DEG from College Scorecard was derived. What does it mean to the be the degree prominently awarded in terms of the actual #'s? Is it > 50% or more than that? ...
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USA States Schools data base

Seeking an open database of schools across the states in the USA. Ideally, this database includes the schools name, address, email address and telephone number. Seeking this dataset because we are ...
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Looking for dataset on teachers' unions membership by school district

Specifically, I'm looking for data on the number of teachers belonging to a union for each county in Florida.
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Undergrad-Total Institutional Aid Received by school

Is there a data set out there that has OPEID with types and total aid received, specifically, Total Institutional Aid (if there others or all included, that's definitely ok)? I've tried following the ...
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Higher Education Graduations by U.S. County

The U.S. Census provides educational attainment statistics at county-level. This is a break-down of local population by level of educational attainment (high school, bachelor, etc.). I am looking for ...
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Is public information obtained through FOIA an example of Open Data?

I have collected information about a public school district in the U.S. I have obtained some of it through FOIA. Some of it was obtained from the district's website previously, although it is no ...
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Where can I find dataset for University acceptance rate for college athletes?

I'm looking for some data sets so that I can import it into my database and do some data analytics with that data. The main dataset I'm looking for is University acceptance rate, GPA of the accepted ...
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School Closing Due to Snow or Bad Weather [duplicate]

I am looking for a dataset that contains the amount of snow that will cause a school to close in the US either by school district, zip code, county or any subdivision smaller than state. I am familiar ...
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GRE results by graduating institution

To be clear, what I have in mind is the average GRE scores of students who have graduated from, or are attending a college and have taken the GRE (for whatever reason); data like: U.C. Berkeley 700 ...
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Secondary schools Ireland, UK & Finland

Does someone know where to find the contact information of all the secondary schools of Ireland, Finland and UK? I am researching for schoolnames, place, e-mail and post adress. I found already some ...
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Where can I find subtitled recordings of university courses?

I'm doing a research on the language used by university professors and I'm looking for closed captioned videos from real university classes.
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International Education Spending

I am interested in looking at the relationship between money spent on education (by country) versus educational ranking (by country). I am looking for a database that shows something like amount of ...
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Comprehensive database of world universities

There are quite a lot of university rankings available on the web. Unfortunately, in most of them the data display is limited and is hard to extract systematically. What are good sources for ...
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Case studies on community capacity to use or create open data?

I'm looking for detailed and objective accounts of projects etc, that include coverage of the skills and capacities of individuals and community organisations to harness open data. I am interested ...
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Where can I find university/college addresses for the entire world?

I need to make an address locator to associate my data set to universities. In order to do this I need reference data that has the university addresses everywhere in the world. Can someone direct me ...
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Recent statistics for average percentage of first-generation college students at 4-year institutions?

I am looking for recent statistics on the average percentage of students at 4-year institutions who are first-generation. This is for a grant I am writing for a summer program intended to focus on ...