DonorsChoose.Org Competition: Enter to use technology to improve education
Are you a data analyst or a developer interested in improving public education in the United States? Submit your ideas and you can get to work with the DonorsChoose.org Hacking Education Competition!
- Join the discussion group for developers and data crunchers
- Create an app or analysis using DonorsChoose.org's API and/or data sets.
- Submit your creation!
Deadline for the submission is June 30, 2011, Midnight PST
Even if you don’t become The Big Winner, DonorsChoose.org still offers awards in each category. Remember to focus on apps or analyses that have the greatest potential to engage the public and impact education.
Since DonorsChoose.org was founded, it has enabled more than 165,000 teachers at 43,000 public schools to post over 300,000 classroom project requests, inspiring $80 million in giving from 400,000 donors. To further improve public education in the United States, DonorsChoose.org wants to build a community of data crunchers and developers. Launching this contest is one way to do that.
Learn more about the competition here: http://www.donorschoose.org/hacking-education