Using Machine Learning to Understand What Drives Student Success in Dallas County

Image above courtesy of The Commit Partnership Founded in 2012, The Commit Partnership (Commit) is a coalition of more than 200 partners (public and private schools, colleges and universities, foundations, businesses, and nonprofits) that work to solve Dallas County’s biggest systemic education challenges, including improving early childhood education, preparing and …

Empowering Foster Care Workers with Data Science

In the world of foster care, caseworkers play a critical role in making sure that children end up in permanent, safe homes. A caseworker is often a child’s main point of contact and source of security, so it can be extremely disruptive if children have to switch caseworkers. In a …

Managing Urban Water Use When Every Drop Counts

 As part of National Volunteer Week 2016, we are profiling our DataCorps volunteers of projects past, present and future. These volunteers donate a whopping 5-10 hours a week over the course of several months to apply data science techniques that can help advance a social change organization’s mission.

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