School Placement Lotteries: Problems and a Solution

In 1994 when my son was about to reach kindergarten age, I realized there were¬† glaring problems with the way the Minneapolis Public Schools operated their school choice placement program. With a bit of research I discovered a solution, patterned … Continue reading

Creative Data Visualization

As a visually oriented species, we grasp information much more quickly and easily when it’s presented as a picture than when we’re given lists of numbers. That’s why we find bar graphs and pie charts so useful. But often there … Continue reading