Thomas Wilburn

Thomas Wilburn

Senior Data Editor

Thomas Wilburn is the Senior Data Editor for Chalkbeat. Previously, he was a senior developer with the NPR News Apps team, where he worked on large-format visual storytelling, rebuilt the team's data and visualization tools, and led the development of the 2020 election results displays. He was also a founding member of the Seattle Times Interactives team.

Other data projects focused on the effects of anti-trans laws and teacher salaries in Memphis.

The shift raises questions about who schools are serving, how they should be resourced, and what the district — and the city — can do as it continues to lose students.

Improvement in math tracks statewide trend, but proficiency rates lag behind pre-pandemic levels.

Results offer localized snapshot of how school systems are doing with pandemic recovery.

As Colorado districts prepare to vote on school closures, Chalkbeat answered some common questions.

Use our searchable tool to find your school’s test scores.

After hovering around 45% last spring, the average school is 39% fully vaccinated at the start of the new school year.