Ever wonder how census tracts are drawn? We’ll talk to bona fide cartographers from the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Education Statistics who will tell us about the process of developing map boundaries.
PolicyMap now lets users download CSV files of data for any area of the country. Here’s how to use this new feature, and what you can do with it.
A sociology class at the University of Delaware is using PolicyMap to introduce students to the “geography of social justice”. Dr. Victor Perez shows how.
In case you missed any of our alerts when signing into PolicyMap, here’s what we’ve added and updated this fall: INCOMES AND SPENDING UPDATE/NEW Federal Tax Returns, 2014, Internal Revenue Service UPDATE Free and Reduced Price Lunch, 2013-2014, National Center for Education Statistics HOUSING UPDATE Residential and Business Vacancy, 2016Q1 and 2016Q2, Valassis Lists UPDATE […]
The benefits of quality early childhood education (ECE) are well-known and plentiful: not only does it prepare children to build relationships, learn in school and have successful careers, but it’s a critical component for closing the achievement gap among low- and moderate-income children. Given the overwhelming evidence of the benefits on children, family and society, […]
PolicyMap provided the USDA with an interactive web mapping application to show rates of drug overdose deaths, treatment facilities and rural housing assets
Although summer is vacation season, here at PolicyMap, we’re hard at work updating data and adding new indicators. In case you missed any of our alerts when signing into PolicyMap, we’ve included the roll call of what we’ve been updating and adding this summer: DEMOGRAPHICS UPDATE Immigration, 2014, Department of Homeland Security HOUSING UPDATE Residential […]
Invest Health, an initiative with 50 mid-sized cities to improve health in low-income neighborhoods, is using PolicyMap as a data and mapping resource.