I co-authored a book on education data analysis, Education Data Done Right, with two wonderful
people. It has been great to share it with people and hear from so many readers. But one question
I’ve gotten from a lot of people, which I wasn’t prepared for, was this good one: Does the book
include R code as a way to tackle education data problems?
If I’m known for anything in the education data world it’s my application of R to solve many
technical challenges that education agencies face.
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) asked Civilytics to build an equity-focused tool to identify high schools for recruiting freshmen to system universities. This tool uses only publicly available information to give PASSHE schools the information they need to develop recruitment and marketing campaigns.
FRAIS Gives users tools to interactively explore the number of college-ready students across the United States including the ability to filter and sort by race and ethnicity, geography, and academic selectivity.