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Insights2020-11-09T09:24:43-07:00

Where Americans Are Moving During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Are you experiencing growth in your area? The article linked below paints an interesting picture of how families are moving during COVID. Davis Demographics represents K-12 districts in some of these areas. Clients in the Idaho and South Carolina [...]

Magic and Geography

Arthur C. Clarke said “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” A superintendent once exclaimed “this report is like magic!” when seeing his school district’s attendance matrix for the first time. I told him “No, sir. That’s geography [...]

Update on SchoolSite Pro

ArcGIS Pro is quickly becoming the gold standard in desktop GIS software and SchoolSite Pro will the go-to extension of K-12 school districts looking for boundary planning and enrollment forecasting tools. The efforts to migrate SchoolSite from ArcGIS Desktop [...]

K-12 Planning in times of COVID-19

School Districts typically face many challenges when starting a new school year. In 2020, they face an additional one, corona virus and the uncertainty this brings to everyone, from the student body, to the parents, as well as instructors. [...]

How Is Your District Opening?

How is your school district re-opening for this school year? Davis Demographics has created a three question survey using Esri ArcGIS Online Survey123 to help provide an open source dashboard. No personal information will be asked. The dashboard will be shared later [...]

Not All Students Have Access to Internet

What internet access do you have for virtual learning? A study by Microsoft in 2018 estimated that about half of Americans – 163 million people – do not have high-speed internet at home. Students in rural areas often find [...]

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