NY State Teacher Evaluation Map and other Education GIS News
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s office has created an interactive map onwww.nystudentsfirst.com to illustrate which of the state’s 696 school districts have completed their teacher evaluation plans. Hover your mouse over a county and a box pops up with a list of each school district and whether it has submitted a plan to the New York State Education Department, and whether the state has approved it.
- NY Times
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is empowering its students, teachers and staff to identify maintenance issues such as leaky faucets and broken air conditioning units by sending text messages and photos through their mobile phones. A mobile reporting solution developed by IBM Business Partner CitySourced sends the photos and texts for analysis by IBM software that automatically shows staff where the problem is located using geographic information software from IBM Business Partner Esri.
TechNewsWorld has a little tutorial on how to use ArcGIS Online with GIS Cloud's Mobile Data Collection app.