Source:Andrea Fuller, Francisco Vara-Orta and Annie Waldman
Affiliation:The Wall Street Journal, IRE and NICAR and ProPublica
State and federal governments hold treasure troves of education data that reporters and news nerds can dig into to find great stories. Come learn how to parse the latest iteration of federal civil rights data (CRDC), which reveals resource and discipline inequities across the nation’s +96,000 schools. Find out the pros and cons of reporting with federal College Scorecard data, which tells the story of tuition and student debt across the nation’s +7,000 colleges. And hear an overview of the other great data sources that are available for education stories.