A recent report from the Center for Data Innovation says a lack of collection and use of data across demographics is leading to disparities in access to critical services.
Brennan Center for Justice
Giving Americans a louder voice in political processes is central to restoring trust in government. Pioneered in 1989 in Brazil, participatory budgeting is finding a foothold in U.S. cities.
Results First/Pew Charitable Trusts
Leaders in North Carolina’s executive and legislative branches are investing in more tools and personnel to study the impact of publicly funded programs and determine how to deliver them with greater efficiency to the state’s residents.
IBM Center for The Business of Government
To achieve the goal of a government that uses data to extract insights for better decisions, researchers can help public leaders and stakeholders better understand and adopt promising practices. Such studies can drive data and analyses that help support policy or program decisions that measurably improve government operations and results. Proposals for such studies are due September 6th!
Resource of the Week: Teacher Shortage by State
National Conference of State Legislatures
Great example of the value of disaggregated data to analyze national and state level trends, by subject areas, grade levels, geographic regions.