NoSchoolViolence.org Awarded for Innovative Prevention Program

  From a press release on March 14th, 2017 from NoSchoolViolence.org Elastic has announced honorees of its inaugural Elastic Cause Awards at the Elastic{ON}17opening keynote address in San Francisco. Besides honoring eHealth Africa  and IST Research, Elastic awarded NoSchoolViolence.org for its project focused on reducing school violence. The Seattle non-profit has created The Lantern®, a query tool that helps parents,… Continue reading NoSchoolViolence.org Awarded for Innovative Prevention Program

NSV Highlight on: America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being

by Sean Hedden The Forum on Child and Family Statistics released a report on 2016, available online, called America’s Children: Key Indicators of Well-Being, 2016. This federal interagency project reveals data on multiple subjects concerning child safety and welfare: these subjects include Family and Social Environment; Economic Circumstances; Health Care; Physical Environment; Safety; Behavior; Education; and… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being

NSV Highlight on: Indicators of School Crime and Safety

by Sean Hedden For the most recent data on school crime, the National Center for Education Statistics (produced jointly with the IES in the U.S. Department of Education, and the BJS in the U.S. Department of Justice) have created Indicators of School Crime and Safety. This data is freely available to educators and advocates of school… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Indicators of School Crime and Safety

Using Big Data for the Greater Good

by David Peterson While applications of big data have become an integral part of the majority of major corporations looking for business intelligence and boosting profit, more and more charitable organizations are also turning to big data to aid their philanthropic missions, like NoSchoolViolence.org.  Here are two examples of how big data can help change… Continue reading Using Big Data for the Greater Good