The DC Data Weekly: Education Data Contests and Sources

This weeks DC Data Weekly is short but sweet and is directly aligned with our upcoming Data Business DC Meetup next Wednesday!  

K-12 Education Data Challenge

Apps4VA Open Competition Deadline – January 31, 2013! Apps4VA Open Competition challenges applicants (everyone is eligible!) to build an app using at least one dataset from the VLDS ( More than $25,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded. Participants may submit as many apps as they would like.  Submissions will be evaluated based on criteria that support the mission of the program. Submission details can be found at:  For more information (including details on the Apps4VA High School Competition), see or follow Apps4VA on twitter @apps4va.