Government pooh-bahs live by the credo Information is Power. Here are a few of the guerrillas working to overthrow the resulting dictatorship.The article informs us about (with links) free web sites that offer information that you would have to pay for at other sites. One web site Datamasher.org is a Sunlight Foundation grant winner who writes software that slices and dices government data. Check out what they have done with high school graduation rates mashed up with income. You might be surprised at North Carolina's ranking.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
From an L.A. Times article on Monday: