Tuesday, February 16, 2010

High Schools Infographic Almost Done...

2 comments:

aaronharnly said...

Very interesting. You sure you don't want the continuous variable (% disadvantaged) on the x-axis, and the nominal variable (governance) represented by color?

Tom Hoffman said...

Normally I'd say yes, but the argument of the graphic is that we're undoing the changes that led to at least a few successes in the past decade. If you mix the governance types together, it is less clear.

The main reason I put disadvantaged % in there is just to show that the correlation between scores and poverty rates in different schools is not particularly direct, and that the rate is pretty similar across most of them anyhow.