Education Resources - including test prep, language learning,  classroom resources, journals, articles, and eBooks all from NC LIVE.


Practice driving tests - Free driving permit practice tests

North Carolina Public Schools - from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

North Carolina Department of Public Schools: North Carolina Statistical Profile - A collection of statistical information about North Carolina's elementary and secondary schools.

Rowan - Salisbury Schools - official site of the Rowan - Salisbury school system


North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education - Information on Homeschools and Homeschooling, Boarding Schools, Charter Schools and more.

Educational Register by VincentCurtis - The Oldest Free Guide to Independent Schools, Summer Study and Camps for students ages 8-18

Public and Non-Public

Education Directory of North Carolina - Phone numbers and addresses of every North Carolina public, federal or charter school and public school system; phone numbers for employees of the Department of Public Instruction, members of the State Board of Education and the Superintendent; and more

North Carolina School Report Cards - provides a single source of data about student achievement and attendance, class size, school safety, teacher quality, school technology and other information from the state’s public and charter schools.

National Education Information

National Center for Education Statistics - Enter the name of a school, college, or library to find information and enrollment statistics for that institution

National Education Goals Panel - Source for education data for North Carolina and the nation regarding the National Education Goals.

Teacher and Student Research and Study Resources

Quiz Hub - Online academic resources for students from grades K -12

NC Wise Owl Professional Resources - Designed for teachers, but other information professionals and researchers will appreciate the useful web site collections organized by theme. Grants, awards, and conference information for teachers also found here.

Learning Express Library - provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass, from NCLive.

SAT Practice Test - a free SAT practice test scoring tool that enables students to score and analyze official SAT and ACT practice tests.

MIT Open Courseware - a free and open educational resource (OER) for educators, students, and self-learners around the world. It is true to MIT's values of excellence, innovation, and leadership.

College Resources

The College Board - This site takes you through practicing for, scheduling, and taking the SAT I and II, PSAT/NMSQT, CLEP, and AP tests. Includes planning for college, including choosing, getting accepted, and obtaining financial aid. Also has data and research on college pricing, student aid, standard tests, living expenses, and other issues.

Universities Worldwide - searchable database of Universities around the world

North Carolina Colleges and Universities

University of North Carolina System - encompasses 16 institutions, as well as the NC School of Science and Mathematics

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities - is comprised of North Carolina's 36 private, non-profit liberal arts, comprehensive, and research colleges and universities accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

North Carolina Community College System - the 58 educational institutions that comprise North Carolina's Community College System

Local Colleges

Catawba College - located in Salisbury, NC

Livingstone College - located in Salisbury, NC

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College- locations in Rowan and Cabarrus counties

Information on North Carolina Colleges and Universities

GED Information - information about taking the GED in North Carolina

How to Request Copies of Student Records from the State Archives -

Scholarships and Financial Aid

College is Possible - A guide to preparing for college, choosing the right college and paying for college

College Scholarships.Com - Search for college scholarships and financial aid.

FAFSA on the Web - Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) website. Learn more about the FAFSA or apply online. (Includes Federal School Code List).

Financial Aid Toolkit - from Federal Student Aid for organizations that prepare students and families financially for college.

College Foundation of North Carolina - (CFNC) is a free service of the State of North Carolina that helps students plan, apply, and pay for college.

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