Searchable databases: Iowa School Districts Broken Down By Financial, Geographical Markers

Iowa school districts by financial and geographic details

IowaWatch graphic by Krista JohnsonData Source: Iowa Department of Education
Total number of Iowa school districts

IowaWatch graphic by Krista JohnsonData Source: Iowa Department of Education
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IowaWatch reporter Krista Johnson and Iowa Public Radio reporter Sarah Boden have been analyzing data and interviewing people since the beginning of this year for this investigation collaboration. 
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Searchable databases: Greatest And Lowest School Transportation Costs 2015-16

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ABOUT THIS REPORT:
IowaWatch reporter Krista Johnson and Iowa Public Radio reporter Sarah Boden have been analyzing data and interviewing people since the beginning of this year for this investigation collaboration. 
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Database: 2008 Caucus Results

What did the Iowa Caucuses look like in 2008, the last time both parties had an open field in the competition for party nominations? We have turnout data and results from both parties.

Database: Lobbying Function Reports – 2015

Read the Story: Iowa Flunks Integrity Test When Keeping Tabs On Special Interests
Iowa’s practices to ensure transparency in lobbying earned an F in a recently released State Integrity Investigation by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit investigative journalism organization. The survey examined various measures of transparency and accountability in state government. IowaWatch was involved in conducting the survey of Iowa government agencies. Read more.

Database: Iowa Lottery Proceeds By Zipcode

The data behind the IowaWatch story “Highest Iowa Lottery Ticket Sales In Lower Income Neighborhoods,” examines lottery proceed numbers at the zip code level, comparing sales with median household income and the racial and ethnic composition of that zip code.