How I simulated the public school selection process in Chicago to show segregation

Gabrielle LaMarr LeMee

A detailed writeup of Gabrielle LaMarr LeMee’s thesis is making the rounds in visualization circles.

Educate Your Child by Gabrielle LaMarr LeMee uses census data and the school selection process to simulate the steps you you might take in choosing your kid’s first school in Chicago.

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Interactive visualization, and specifically simulation, can be a powerful tool because it has the potential to engage the civic imagination by allowing users to explore the results of various scenarios in a risk-free environment based on real-world data.

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