Twenty-one of JCPS' schools were considered in the bottom 5 percent of the state, 2018 accountability results found. Through mapping those schools, I found they were almost exclusively in poorer, predominantly African American areas.
As teachers across the state called in sick en masse to protest pension changes, I made an interactive map to show how many districts - and therefore students - were closed.
Kentucky education leaders and experts expect Kentucky’s proposed high school graduation requirements to result in a drop in graduation rates, with disadvantaged students to see the worst of it.
What began as an investigative data pursuit turned out to be a strong example of how data can be used in lifestyle pieces. After it was published, this piece hit the top of Austin360's most read list. My initial goal: How many Texans get married before age 18? The end result: How many Texans follow… Continue reading Turns out, most Texans actually follow the ‘half-your-age-plus-seven’ marriage rule