Class Web sites
Carol Executive branch
FirstGov: Federal Executive Branch
General Accounting Office
Office of Management and Budget
Federal Agencies with Statistical Programs
Bureau of Economic Analysis, Department of Commerce
Drain: Grads with advanced degrees are flowing out of Ohio, Cleveland
according to the Plain Dealer analysis, the better educated the graduates, the more elite the school that produced them and the more attractive their degrees for economic development, the more likely they are to leave.
Josh Judicial branch
American Law Sources Online
Websites Useful to a Reporter:
US Department of Justice
American Bar Association
American Lawyer's Media Law.com
Cornell Law School Legal nformation Institute
Delayed, Justice Denied, The Courier-Journal,
The Courier-Journal examined criminal court files dating to 1983 and found that human error, antiquated record keeping and scheduling lapses allowed at least 200 people charged with felonies to escape prosecution.
Tom Legislative branch
The Federal Elections Commission
The Center for Responsive Politics
Thomas (Library of Congress Legislative Web Site)
The Center for Public Integrity
"Elite donors sway
Ohio primary races," David Knox, The
Akron Beacon Journal,
... and his explanation of how he did the research.
Jeff Law enforcement
FBI Uniform Crime Reports
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Metropolitan Police Department
NYPD Under the Gun, Rebecca Leung, ABCnews.com,
No Child Left Behind Official Site
Department of Education's No Child Left Behind Info.
Department of Education
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
The NCES K-12 Practitioner's Circle
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The National Center for Public Policy and Higher
Policymaking and Analysis.
school discipline, The Atlanta
Officials admit giving inaccurate data but deny any deception.
School district underreported serious incidents by 85 percent, data show.
Debby Private sector
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Small Business Administration
Federal Trade Commission
Environmental Protection Agency
National Labor Relations Board
U.S. Securties and Exchange Commission (includes EDGAR database)
record vs. the rhetoric:
dirty clouds of smoke, Atlanta
Susan Health care
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
National Association of Health Data Organizations
US Dept of Veterans Affairs
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
American Mental Health Counselors Association
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Food and Drug Administration
Research and Manufacturers of
Emergency Care Research Institute
National Library of Medicine
American Medical Association
American Dental Association
Lives at risk: An emergency room
investigation -Year two, WFAA-TV (
Cagla (Chala) Environment
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Society of Environmental Journalists
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
National Association of Attorneys General
Toxicology Data Network
James Bruggers, The Courier Journal,
Tennika The disadvantaged
http://casey.umd.edu/home.nsf A great source for journalists!
http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty.html Offers demographics and poverty statistics
http://www.dhhs.gov Info and stats on abuse, neglect, welfare reform, etc.
http://www.dhr.state.md.us/services.htm Statewide info and stats on homelessness, child support, food stamp program, etc.
Info on homelessness in
Children First; Murder by Neglect,