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Data Science For Social Good 2014 Videos: Chapter 2

2018-12-20T15:52:36-06:00

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Fc4IHhJSV3I" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>   In the second installment of our DSSG 2014 videos, we focus on the team that worked last summer with the Chicago Department of Public Health. Fellows Joe Brew, Alex Loewi, Subhabrata Majumdar, and Andrew Reece and mentor Eric Rozier tackled [...]

Data Science For Social Good 2014 Videos: Chapter 22018-12-20T15:52:36-06:00

Early Warning Systems for Struggling Students

2018-12-20T15:47:06-06:00

In our previous post, we described the challenge faced by our partners at Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). We analyzed a sample of about 11,000 MCPS students to determine if the MCPS early warning indicator system was reliably identifying students who may be off track and therefore at risk for not graduating on time. [...]

Early Warning Systems for Struggling Students2018-12-20T15:47:06-06:00

DSSG Reflections: A ‘Summer Camp’ With Impact

2018-05-12T14:08:14-05:00

[Apply today for DSSG 2015!] The Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship (DSSG) is like summer camp for adults. Summer camp like the youth programs where you met interesting people, came together to devote your time to a particular interest, and learned new things from each other. DSSG is a summer camp where the [...]

DSSG Reflections: A ‘Summer Camp’ With Impact2018-05-12T14:08:14-05:00

Easing the Distress of Neighborhoods with Data

2018-05-12T14:08:15-05:00

[Apply today for DSSG 2015!] Rapid growth, followed by a period of suburbanization and instability, ending with a gradual rebirth of the core: that’s the last hundred years in a nutshell for most American cities. But the recent wave of urban reinvestment has been uneven, especially since the financial meltdown of 2008. Some central city [...]

Easing the Distress of Neighborhoods with Data2018-05-12T14:08:15-05:00

Data Science For Social Good 2014 Videos: Chapter 1

2018-05-12T14:08:16-05:00

On Monday, applications will open for fellows, mentors, project managers, and project partners for Data Science for Social Good 2015. We'll publish more information about those categories and our plans for the program's third year then as well. For now, please enjoy the first of three videos on the 2014 fellowship filmed by Scrappers Film [...]

Data Science For Social Good 2014 Videos: Chapter 12018-05-12T14:08:16-05:00