The Cost of Teacher Turnover

Dynamic teacher turnover calculator
Client:   Learning Policy Institute

The Learning Policy Institute, for whom we'd recently developed a national teacher workforce map, came to us with a rare GreenInfo project that doesn't involve a map, but does draw on our extensive interactive design and development experience: A dynamic calculator to help teachers, administrators, and policymakers understand the total costs of losing and rehiring teachers each year.

Working closely with Learning Policy Institute's expert staff and designer, we created an embedded application which sits seamlessly inside the parent learningpolicy.org website. The application, built with the React Javascript framework, includes fully "stateful" URLs, dynamic share links, and a version anyone can embed on their own site. The stateful URLs capture all the settings users choose, so when they share the interactive link, others will see exactly what they are seeing. We also developed custom Google Analytics events, so Learning Policy Institute web staff can track results and see how deeply their audience is engaging with the new tool.

Focus:   Education  

Services:  Interactive Solutions, Applications Development 

Tags:   schools  

Project Years: 2017

GreenInfo Network creates, analyzes, visualizes and communicates information in the public interest. We specialize in mapping and related technology for nonprofits and public agencies, focusing on using it for conservation, social equity, public health, environment and foundation grant making.
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