We have reviewed the websites listed below and recommend them, but they are not part of our site. The Baldwinsville Public Library is not liable for any issues you may encounter while navigating these websites. This list is not all inclusive. Any sites that require registration before a user can access materials, or which require an account with a proprietary vendor are not included in this list.
Study Guides & Quick Reference Materials
Citation Formats: An introduction to the APA and MLA citation formats.
Choosing a Career and Preparing for College
College Navigator by the National Center for Education Statistics, provides students with information on which majors are offered by which colleges, along with advice on preparing for the college experience.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on various professions, including projected job growth, median salaries and educational requirements.
Studentaid.ed.gov provides information on the process of applying for a student loan, including information on who qualifies for which types of student grants and loans, interest rate information and details on repayment plans.
Information For Parents
The Baldwinsville CSD Curriculum Page includes very specific information about what students in the Baldwinsville Central School District are expected to learn. This page is a valuable resource for parents who would like to know more about what material their children are learning in school.
A Parent’s Guide To Common Core Learning from the New York State Parent Teacher’s Association (NYSPTA). This brief guide describes the new standards, and how they will be implemented in New York State.
New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards, published by Engageny.org. The articles linked to on this page cover the same material as the parent’s guide listed above, but in much greater depth.
Corestandards.org is the national website for the Common Core Program. Information regarding the new Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) standards may be found in Mathematics Appendix A (PDF), and in English Language Arts (ELA) Appendices A, B and C (PDF Downloads).