Education

School District Demographics System (SDDS) Goes Mobile!

The Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics turned to Blue Raster to enhance the content and accessibility of their School District Demographics System (SDDS) by deploying it to mobile devices.  Using ArcGIS Server 10.1 and JavaScript API 3.0, our team developed this HTML5 application to run in a tablet browser (Apple iPad Safari…  Read More

WISEmaps Puts New Focus on Wisconsin Education Data

Wisconsin educators, policy makers and parents now have a new way to visualize and analyze the state’s education data and trends.  WISEmaps is an interactive mapping application developed by Blue Raster in collaboration with REL Midwest (Midwest Regional Educational Laboratories) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), for the purpose of sharing Wisconsin education data…  Read More

National Geographic Fieldscope: Tools for Citizen Science

Blue Raster worked with the National Geographic Society to develop FieldScope, a mapping and analysis tool that puts data visualization and analysis into the hands of people participating in citizen science projects. The application focuses on projects with geospatial data, called “community geography” projects. Members of the public participate in data collection and analyze the data for geographic patterns. Funded by…  Read More

National Parks – Fredericksburg Battlefield

Blue Raster is working with the National Park Service and International Mapping to create an interactive modeling application for the Battle of Fredericksburg (1862) and the Battle of the Wilderness (1864).  Created using ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 and Flex API, the mapping tool will allow users to identify hotspots in the area as well as locations of…  Read More

Department of Education

Blue Raster is pleased to be working with the U.S. Department of Education (National Center for Education Statistics- Institute of Education Sciences) on developing a new interactive mapping tool.  The School District Demographics System has shown tremendous improvement over previous applications, including an increase in content and data for schools and districts nationwide and usability that will make…  Read More


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