Online Resources
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Informative Sites for Parents
The Best Children's Books
National PTA
Maryland State Department of Education

US Department of Education

National Association for Gifted Children

Family Education

AP Students / Parents

www.collegeboard.com/parents
Advance Placement Program information for parents


Assessments / Test Scores
www.mdreportcard.org
MSA Report Card Data
www.mdk12.org
Standards and Assessments Information


Class Notes
www.schoolnotes.com
View class notes from your child's teachers (participating teachers only!)


College / SAT's
www.collegeboard.com
Source for connecting students to college opportunity/success

www.takesat.com
Free study material for students taking SAT1


Colleges / Scholarships / Financial Aid
www2.ccboe.com/students/colleges.cfm
Colleges and Universities of Maryland
www.csmd.edu
College of Southern Maryland
www.fastweb.com
Search for colleges and scholarships
www.finaid.com
SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
www.marylandmentor.com
Source for higher education in Maryland; college applications, financial aid, campus directories, etc.
www.petersons.com
College search, test prep, financial aid
www.maryland.collegeanswer.com
Planning for college


Equity in Education
www.maec.org
Mid-Atlantic Equity Center


Health Department
www.charlescountyhealth.org/
Charles County Department of Health


Homework Help
www.askusnow.info
24/7 live service of the Maryland Public Libraries
www.handwritingworksheets.com
Handwriting worksheet maker
www.homeworkhelp.com
Homework help - subscription service
www.readingrockets.org
Teach kids to read and help those who struggle
www.tutor.com
Live homework help - subscription service


History Day Competition
www.nationalhistoryday.org
National History Day Information


Internet Safety
www.protecteverychild.org/
This website is dedicated to making the Internet a safer place for every child


Literature
library.webster.edu/netresearch/childlit.html
Literature resources for children and young adults


Maryland Education
www.msde.state.md.us
Maryland State Department of Education site


Parenting and Education
www.childrentoday.com
Info for parents of children ages 6, 7, 8 and 9
www.eduplace.com
Houghton Mifflin's Education Place
www.familyeducation.com
Great site - parents of children all ages
www.mdpirc.org
The Maryland Parental Information Resource Center (PIRC)
www.mpt.org/kidsfamily
Maryland Public Television site for families
www.pbs.org/parents
Public Broadcasting Service site for parents
www.schooldiscovery.com
Education advice, reviews, study tools
www.thinkport.org
Maryland Public TV/Johns Hopkins site for education


Reading
www.icdlbooks.org
International Children's Digital Library - Read books online, many titles, many languages!


Sports
www.mpssaa.org
Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association


Reference Resources
www.ccboe.com/library/athome
Charles County Public Schools At-Home Library Resource
cosmos.somd.lib.md.us
Southern Maryland Regional Libraries (COSMOS)
sailor.lib.md.us
Maryland's public information network

Southern Maryland Colleges

College of Southern Maryland
St. Mary's College

Maryland Colleges and Universities

Allegany College
Anne Arundel Community College
Baltimore City Community College
Bowie State University
Capitol College
Catonsville Community College
Cecil College
Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies
Chesapeake College
College of Southern Maryland
Coppin State College
Essex Community College
Frostburg State University
Goucher College
Hagerstown Business College
Hagerstown Community College
Hood College
Howard Community College
Johns Hopkins University
Loyola College
Maryland Institute, College of Art
McDaniel College
Morgan State University
Mount Saint Mary's College
Prince George's Community College
St John's College - Annapolis
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Salisbury State University
Stevenson University
Towson State University
University of Baltimore
University of Maryland at Baltimore
University of Maryland at College Park
University of Maryland Baltimore County
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
University of Maryland Medicine
University of Maryland University College
Washington College
Wor-Wic Community College