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Children at Risk school quality rating overlaid with median household income

Building a Research Map for Early Matters

By Jeff Reichman / May 15, 2017

This is a post about how we built an early childhood education research map prototype for two Houston-based education advocacy groups and a coalition of 70+ partners. This is the end of the first phase of development. Check it out here. Quality early education increases school readiness, contributes to better student academic outcomes, and increases high…

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Analyzing the distribution of Harris County early voting locations

By Nile Dixon / November 6, 2018

Early voting in Texas is one of the few highlights in a state that ranks 46th in ease of voting. It makes sense: you can vote on a day and at a time most convenient for you. But 2018 has been a controversial midterm election cycle. Across the country, many election day voting locations have…

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City of Houston Launches Performance Improvement Portal with Open Data

By Jeff Reichman / February 4, 2014

Today, Mayor Parker announced the launch of the Performance Improvement Portal, a City website that provides insight into how the City measures its departments and responds to citizen requests.  The website also promotes open data and civic innovation projects (think hackathons, writeathons, and community challenges). We were really excited to work with the City on…

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