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Policy By the Numbers
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Data for policymaking from Google and friends
Data for policymaking from Google and friends

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The team at Google has updated the global broadband pricing study once again—just in time for the holidays! 

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New post today from several staff members at +826 Valencia on combining qualitative indicators and quantitative evaluation to measure student progress in writing. 

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Reposting a piece from +Research at Google on an advance in preserving data validity. This methodology could have incredible impact in using data to inform our understanding the impact of public policy.

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Denise Linn at +Smart Chicago shares findings from her research on high speed internet access, cities, and the digital divide. The National League of Cities, in partnership with Google Fiber, will host a webinar on August 6 for city governments who want to learn more about tools and practices to bolster digital inclusion efforts. 

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Sharing a post that +Ryan Swanstrom wrote for +DataKind about how a DC-based project to map youth poverty and well-being has inspired and technically enabled a chain of similar projects in other parts of the world, all with the goal improving the lives of young people. 

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Miriam Young of +DataKind writes about two projects that came out of DataKind Bangalore's first DataDive: Digital Green and IChangeMyCity/Janaagraha.
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