White Houses Announces Creation of 29 Open Data Tools

The White House announced the creation of 29 tools Thursday that use Federal and local data to address problems identified by Federal agencies as part of the Opportunity Project, an open data effort to improve economic mobility for all Americans.

The Department of Energy said that educational equity is a national priority. In order to achieve educational equity, Data Society and Kitamba built the Philadelphia School Resource Mapper. The Mapper uses Census Bureau, Health and Human Services, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services data to help schools create partnerships and identify where non-profit organizations can make the greatest impact. Continue…