Vignesh Ramachandran is a freelance journalist and co-founder of Red, White and Brown Media. He has written for the Colorado Sun, Knight Foundation and NPR and previously worked for ProPublica, the Stanford Computational Journalism Lab, NBC News Digital and Mashable.
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COVID-19 story recipe: Analyze school enrollment changes in the districts you cover
Where to find the data, how to explore it, and questions to ask to reproduce the story for your communityPosted on
The Stanford School Enrollment Project is a collaborative project that collects and normalizes school enrollment data from dozens of states, creating a dataset that didn’t exist before. Here’s how you can use the data to report on your community.
How California newsrooms teamed up to gather pandemic data
Journalists are tracking COVID-19 cases and deaths together—and freeing up more time for local reportingPosted on
Data journalists from eight California newsrooms all benefit from a joint data-collection effort. Here’s how the collaboration works to free up more time for local journalism.