The Washington Information Directory (WID) is a topically organized reference resource that lists contact information for federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the Washington metro area along with a brief paragraph describing what each organization does related to that topic. In addition, WID pulls together 55 organization charts for federal agencies, congressional resources related to each chapter topic, hotline and contact information for various specific areas of interest (from Food Safety Resources to internships in Washington), and an extensive list of active congressional caucuses and contact details. WID has two appendices, one with thorough information on congresspersons and committees, and the second with governors and embassies.

General Policy and Analysis

General Policy and Analysis

General policy and analysis

Basic Resources


Education Dept., Lyndon B. Johnson Bldg., 400 Maryland Ave. S.W., #7W301, 20202-0001; (202) 401-3000. Fax, (202) 260-7867. Elizabeth (Betsy) DeVos, Secretary. Federal Student Aid Information Center, (800) 433-3243. Fraud, Waste, and Abuse hotline, (800) 647-8733. Information Resource Center, (202) 401-2000. Press, (202) 401-1576. Publications, (877) 433-7827. Toll-free, (800) 872-5327. TTY, (800) 877-8339.

Web, and Twitter, @usedgov

Establishes education policy and acts as principal adviser to the president on education matters; administers and coordinates most federal assistance programs on education.

Education Dept., Educational Technology (OET), Lyndon B. Johnson Bldg., 400 Maryland Ave. S.W., #5W114, 20202; (202) 401-1444. Jim Blew, Director (Acting).

General email,

Web, and Twitter, @OfficeofEdTech

Develops national educational policy and advocates the transition from print-based to digital learning.

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