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Originally published in Work and the Coronavirus.

COVID-19 Tracking Tool Offered to Public

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Mary Catt

The ILR School is offering a data-rich COVID-19 tracking tool designed to help members of the public access a span of data within the boundaries of school districts in New York state. 

“Schooling during a pandemic means that, every day, parents, employees and public officials are facing incredibly difficult decisions about how best to fulfill the educational needs of our children while protecting the health and safety of our communities,” said Russell Weaver, an ILR School economic geographer based at ILR’s Buffalo Co-Lab.

“Recognizing the impossible scale of that challenge, our team is trying to do our part by centralizing relevant information from a variety of sources into one location.”


Read the full story on the Cornell Chronicle.