Thursday, June 17, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Eastern Daylight Time

Live Webinar

The best policy decisions are based on evidence and fact. The Education Data Explorer makes it easier than ever to access and analyze the data that can generate rigorous, accurate, and actionable insights to improve student outcomes. The portal allows users to search for a single school, school district, or college or to compare several schools, districts, or colleges across various data points.

Join the Urban Institute’s Office of Technology and Data Science and Center on Education Data and Policy for a behind-the-scenes look at how to perform analyses using the explorer’s summary endpoint functionality through our R and Stata packages.  


  • Erica Blom, Senior Research Associate, Center on Education Data and Policy, Urban Institute
  • Matt Chingos, Vice President, Center on Education Data and Policy, Urban Institute 
  • Graham MacDonald, Associate Vice President, Office of Technology and Data Science, and Chief Data Officer, Urban Institute 
  • Kyle Ueyama, Lead Data Engineer, Office of Technology and Data Science, Urban Institute


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