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Thursday, April 19, 2018

GIS Education Weekly: Mapping Evictions and Student Debt

Eviction Rate

The Eviction Lab: Matthew Desmond's latest project, The Eviction Lab, collects and maps data about evictions in 48 states and DC. Via Fresh Air.

Mapping Student Debt - Interactive map from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth with data made possible by Generation Progress and the Higher Ed, Not Debt partners. It's a Mapbox map with data from 2015.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

GIS Education Weekly: The future of the IAGT at Cayuga Community College


I like this several year old cartoon. I think it'd be interesting to use in class or in an evaluation. I'd ask: Does this pattern exist (to any degree) in the real world? Where? Why? It's by John Atkinson from Ottawa, ON under CC-NC-ND. Via @simongerman600.

Pacific Standard: What's Behind America's Inability to Create a Trustworthy Broadband Map - "Broadband-mapping efforts from both the federal government at large and the FCC have had critical flaws that disproportionately affect rural and minority communities."

Thursday, April 5, 2018

GIS Education Weekly: OSGeo UN Education Challenge, New Plan Coming for Stevens Point

Confederate-Named Schools

Education Week: Map: Where Are Confederate-Named Schools? - "Most schools with names tied to the Confederacy are in the South, were built or named after 1950, and have a student body that is majority non-white."