US High School Graduation Rates, using googleVis

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 -