Visualizations of Educational Data

Michael Marder
Professor of Physics, Co-Director of UTeach
The University of Texas at Austin
Michael Marder

Interviews on education and poverty at the Texas Tribune:
 
http://tinyurl.com/MarderTT

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How great nations fail. What airplane crashes and Britain's loss of civil aviation in the 1950's suggest about school system failure in the US today.
 
http://tinyurl.com/MarderBE [pdf]

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Many visualizations of educational data with brief descriptions.
 
http://tinyurl.com/MarderEB [pdf]

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Images of Texas high school performance highlighting charter schools.
 
http://tinyurl.com/MarderSAT2008TBL [Tableau Public]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderTC [pdf]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderTCm [movie]

Accountability

Images of accountability status of Texas charter schools in 2009.
 
http://tinyurl.com/MarderTA [pdf]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderAMm [movie]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderTXRescue [Tableau Public]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderTXRescuem [movie]

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Images of model estimating accountability status of Texas schools in future.
 
http://tinyurl.com/MarderTAA [pdf]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderTAAm [movie]

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Images of high school performance in California, Florida, New Jersey and New York, highlighting charter schools.
 
http://tinyurl.com/MarderSC [pdf]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderSCm [movie]

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Motion plot showing evolution of low-income and well-off students in all states on 8th grade NAEP.
 
http://tinyurl.com/NAEP8Math [motion plot: not for iPhone/iPad]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderEGm [movie]

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Motion plot showing evolution of low-income and well-off students in all states on 8th grade NAEP colored by status of teacher collective bargaining.
 
http://tinyurl.com/NAEPBargain [motion plot: not for iPhone/iPad]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderBPm [movie]

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Motion plot showing evolution of low-income students and cost per student in all states on 8th grade NAEP colored by status of teacher collective bargaining.
 
http://tinyurl.com/NAEPFinBarg [motion plot: not for iPhone/iPad]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderBCm [movie]

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Motion plot showing persistence over time and grade level of relative ranking of different groups of Texas students.
 
http://tinyurl.com/TxGrpPersist [motion plot: not for iPhone/iPad]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderSGm [movie]

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Score changes of students who started with the same prior year score, comparing students in charter and non-charter schools for many different starting scores and grade levels
 
http://tinyurl.com/MarderSG [pdf]

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Results from PISA 2009 disaggregating OECD countries and United States schools by the level of child poverty. Inspired by a blog posting of Mel Riddle, but with new data from UNICEF.
 
http://tinyurl.com/PISATBL [Tableau Public]
http://tinyurl.com/PISATBLm [movie]

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Motion chart disaggregating 8th grade NAEP in Mathematics and Reading by economic and ethnic subgroups, 2000-2009
 
http://tinyurl.com/NAEP8RWH [motion plot, not for iPhone/iPad]

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Interactive visualization of New York Regent's exams
 
http://tinyurl.com/MarderNYRegents [Tableau Public]
http://tinyurl.com/MarderNYRegentsm [movie]

marder@chaos.utexas.edu The opinions expressed on this page are not necessarily shared by the UTeach program, The University of Texas at Austin, the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the National Science Foundation, or the State of Texas.