open data

Three Things Great Data Storytellers Do Differently

Ever since the DC KIDS COUNTS DATA TOOL premiered, DC Action knew the potential of this project was only just beginning to be realized. There are many important indicators of DC children’s well-being we still want to visualize, and data updates we want to make as DC’s neighborhoods continuously grow and change. The field of data visualization (aka storytelling) is...

Code for DC APP Simplifies the DME Boundary Review Policy Proposals

Dear Parents, Education Stakeholders and Advocates! We wanted to share that Code for DC released the Our DC Schools - http://www . ourdcschools.org/ application yesterday, to simplify the DME's student assignment and boundary review process. Families, advocates, anyone, can learn about the components of the 3 proposal examples drafted by the boundary review Advisory Committee, and also rate and comment...