ERIC is one of the standard databases for education research (and useful for communication studies and psychology research). ERIC covers two types of materials: documents [reports, papers, book chapters, etc.] and journal articles. (EBSCO)
Alternate Access from the Dept. of Education site: ERIC: Institute of Education Sciences Note: Anyone can use the Dept. of Education site--which provides free access to many ERIC documents and articles. Cal U patrons: Using EBSCOhost gives you access to more full-text articles.
This site makes statistical data on college affordability, diversity, and student success easy to find, compare, and analyze. Search by college, state, topic, and more. From the Institute for College Access & Success.