While we can’t and don’t endorse specific apps, below are just a few examples of government, citizen, and business tools that: use open government data from the United States; are accessible, vetted, and available; and are, for the majority, free and do not require registration to use. Submit Education application suggestions at Contact Education and see more examples of applications made with open government data at Data.gov/applications.
The data for this search tool comes directly from the 30,000 plus private schools that responded to the 2003-2004 Private School Universe Survey (PSS) conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics.
Open Government Data Used:
The College Affordability and Transparency Center was designed by the U.S. Department of Education to meet requirements in the Higher Education Opportunity Act and to provide better information to student and parent consumers about college costs. It serves as a central point to several tools that allow users to compare colleges tuition and fees, net price, and other characteristics.
Open Government Data Used: Department of Education – National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System