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April 14 2011


DonorsChoose.Org Competition: Enter to use technology to improve education

Are you a data analyst or a developer interested in improving public education in the United States? Submit your ideas and you can get to work with the DonorsChoose.org Hacking Education Competition!

To get a chance to work with DonorsChoose.org you would have to be chosen from the top finishers in each of the seven categories: Data Analysis, Javascript, .Net, PHP, Python, Ruby, Wildcard.

To participate:

Deadline for the submission is June 30, 2011, Midnight PST

Even if you don’t become The Big Winner, DonorsChoose.org still offers awards in each category. Remember to focus on apps or analyses that have the greatest potential to engage the public and impact education.

Since DonorsChoose.org was founded, it has enabled more than 165,000 teachers at 43,000 public schools to post over 300,000 classroom project requests, inspiring $80 million in giving from 400,000 donors. To further improve public education in the United States, DonorsChoose.org wants to build a community of data crunchers and developers. Launching this contest is one way to do that.

Learn more about the competition  here: http://www.donorschoose.org/hacking-education

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