US High School Graduation Rates, using googleVis

September 25, 2013

(This article was first published on a modeler's tribulations, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Here is an analysis and some graphics using googleVis on high school graduation rates in the United States.

A report from the US Deparment of Education on increasing high school graduation rates was published earlier this year (Jan 2013) and some summary graphics were shown on the Department’s blog ( However, the above blog only shows one static map.

Here is my attempt to do it better using R, googleVis and Rmarkdown –

All relevant files are on my GitHub site –

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