2017 Data Journalism Finalist: Diane Rado
Diane Rado (Education Watchdog Reporter) | Chicago Tribune
About the Entry
The Chicago Tribune analyzed remediation rates among Illinois college students, and examined how students’ academic coursework in high school aligned to their postsecondary readiness.
Comments from the Judges
“This was an impressive data acquisition and analysis, and a nicely reported piece that incorporated sophisticated analysis.”
“This is an ambitious, thoughtful project … Rado bites off a very big chunk of data and does a lot with it — impressive stuff.”