So, I’ve been going around ranting that some news stories profit from being told with pictures rather than words.
Thus, for your consideration, a story about the state grades given to Georgia high schools.
Ps, there’s one school that ranks above 100. That’s accurate. A school can get bonus points if it serves like, harder-to-serve populations, like non-native English speakers. For the Department of Education’s explanation and the raw, machine-readable .xls, see here.
And do not forget that this data journalism is a new service available from me, freelance reporter Maggie Lee.
In this episode of thanks to the D3.js community:
- Georgia lawmakers write 5k bills, mostly honors
- Abandoned Decatur gas station gets $200k for cleanup
- The curious graph of federal student loans at Georgia schools
- Letters between the USDA and Georgia congressmen address biotech, trade, Greek yogurt
- Legislature honors 3.3k people, passes 831 laws, trashes 1.5k bills