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Release Notes: Fixing edited Assignment submissions plus an upcoming demo night in Boston

Release Notes: Fixing edited Assignment submissions plus an upcoming demo night in Boston

A bug in some of the code used to make selected Assignment submissions public broke some editing functions; that’s now fixed. More importantly, you can join us for an evening of food, beverages, and open data demos on Dec. 17 at Code for Boston Demo Night, where we’ll be unveiling our new project.

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Release Notes: Bulk Assignment editing and minor bug fixes

Release Notes: Bulk Assignment editing and minor bug fixes

Last week, we pushed some new bulk editing features to the Assignments crowdsourcing platform and fixed some dastardly bugs.

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Release Notes: Check on payment status, public Assignments results, and other improvements

Release Notes: Check on payment status, public Assignments results, and other improvements

Last week, we pushed some major changes to how we handle payments, now letting you see when a particular check is cashed. We also made a number of improvements to Assignments, including more design flexibility and the ability to make user submissions public.

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Help journalists read through family border separation complaints

Help journalists read through family border separation complaints

More than 600 complaints about family separation events were submitted to the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division in 2018. You can help get these stories told.

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This week’s FOIA round-up: Back-to-school edition

This week’s FOIA round-up: Back-to-school edition

In this week’s FOIA round-up, we take a look at the news on schools brought to you by public records: UNC fight to hide sexual misconduct, employee terminations in Illinois, UMichigan’s lengthy court fight, and the racial breakdown of Seattle school recess.

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