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Latest Project Activity

School Navigator Update #12

  • Added Usersnap - feedback tool
  • Added "priority" to magnets where there are zones
  • Updated "magnet" page in Navigating DPS section
  • Reviewed survey for parents

Posted on by Adam Martin

School Navigator Update #10


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  • b The elusive
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  • Schelling's segregation model and focus on schools performance over demographics

Posted on by Alex Lemann

Bike Safety Application Update #6

Latest updates:

  • Close to finishing Milestone #1 (
  • We are planning Milestone #2 (!).
  • Setup two more member's dev systems for the project.
  • Met with the Freewheeling NC project (discussing coordination ideas).

Posted on by Dane Summers

School Navigator Update #9

  • Sarah worked on adding mission statements to schools
  • Jeremy is automating attendance data input
  • Squiggs emailed education related community groups & is working on a key for the school list
  • Victor removed school list page. Added hours and renamed description -> mission statement. Frontend now shows mission statements.

Posted on by Alex Lemann

School Navigator Update #8

  • Squiggs' first merge
  • Reorganizing the ticket tracker to focus on Phase I / Phase II
  • Colin manually merged two Club Blvd school records
  • Discussions about next steps for adding additional school data:
  • Planning for surveying parents about how they would use this tool

Posted on by Alex Lemann

Bike Safety Application Update #5

We have a new member, and have fully migrated the project over to github. Project highlights:

  • Fixed scrolling on the 'add accident' page.
  • Added all tasks to github issues; added a milestone for finishing the 'add accident' feature.
  • Setup continuous deployment to heroku.
  • Setup testing framework for the project (jasmine).

Posted on by Dane Summers