Institute of Urban Policy

Infographics

We routinely release infographics on relevant legislative issues in Texas. You can browse through all of our infographics below, starting with the most recent. Please click on the infographic to see an enlarged view. You can also find links to related briefs, reports, and op-eds in each infographic's description. If you have any questions or issues accessing the infographics, you can contact IUPRA's Multimedia Communications Specialist, Holly W. Collins, at holly.collins@austin.utexas.edu.

Though digital inclusion is necessary to support social and economic aspects of communities across the nation, households in major cities often lack access to broadband access or high-speed internet, which contributes to the digital divide, or differences between those with and without access. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges related to the digital divide, specifically in the K-12 educational realm. The purpose of this series of infographics is to highlight the digital divide disparities in Texas and the implications for students in vulnerable populations across the state. This infographic highlights the digital divide in San Antonio, Texas.

Though digital inclusion is necessary to support social and economic aspects of communities across the nation, households in major cities often lack access to broadband access or high-speed internet, which contributes to the digital divide, or differences between those with and without access. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges related to the digital divide, specifically in the K-12 educational realm. The purpose of this series of infographics is to highlight the digital divide disparities in Texas and the implications for students in vulnerable populations across the state. This infographic highlights the digital divide in Houston, Texas.

Though digital inclusion is necessary to support social and economic aspects of communities across the nation, households in major cities often lack access to broadband access or high-speed internet, which contributes to the digital divide, or differences between those with and without access. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges related to the digital divide, specifically in the K-12 educational realm. The purpose of this series of infographics is to highlight the digital divide disparities in Texas and the implications for students in vulnerable populations across the state. This infographic highlights the digital divide in Fort Worth, Texas.

Though digital inclusion is necessary to support social and economic aspects of communities across the nation, households in major cities often lack access to broadband access or high-speed internet, which contributes to the digital divide, or differences between those with and without access. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges related to the digital divide, specifically in the K-12 educational realm. The purpose of this series of infographics is to highlight the digital divide disparities in Texas and the implications for students in vulnerable populations across the state. This infographic highlights the digital divide in El Paso, Texas.

Though digital inclusion is necessary to support social and economic aspects of communities across the nation, households in major cities often lack access to broadband access or high-speed internet, which contributes to the digital divide, or differences between those with and without access. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges related to the digital divide, specifically in the K-12 educational realm. The purpose of this series of infographics is to highlight the digital divide disparities in Texas and the implications for students in vulnerable populations across the state. This infographic highlights the digital divide in Dallas, Texas.

Though digital inclusion is necessary to support social and economic aspects of communities across the nation, households in major cities often lack access to broadband access or high-speed internet, which contributes to the digital divide, or differences between those with and without access. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges related to the digital divide, specifically in the K-12 educational realm. The purpose of this series of infographics is to highlight the digital divide disparities in Texas and the implications for students in vulnerable populations across the state. This infographic highlights the digital divide in Austin, Texas.

Texas Education Reform Timeline
In order to appreciate the current school climate in Texas, it is important to understand the history of education reform across the state. This presentation gives a brief history of important legislative changes from the late 1940s to the current day. Click on the screenshot to the left to be taken to the interactive presentation.

Roadmap to writing a policy brief
Have you ever wanted to write a policy brief? Our policy research team broke down the process of putting together a policy brief. Check out this roadmap for our top tips and tricks to planning, writing, and editing a policy brief, as well as some additional resources. Click on the infographic to enlarge or download. 

AISD School Closures Map #1
In 2019, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) released a plan to close 12 schools, starting in 2020. We created maps that display where the closing or consolidating schools are in relationship to population by race. This map shows the Black, Hispanic, and White populations. Click on the map to enlarge or download.

AISD School Closures Map #2
In 2019, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) released a plan to close 12 schools, starting in 2020. We created maps that display where the closing or consolidating schools are in relationship to population by race. This map shows the Black and Hispanic populations. Click on the map to enlarge or download.

AISD School Closures Map #3
In 2019, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) released a plan to close 12 schools, starting in 2020. We created maps that display where the closing or consolidating schools are in relationship to population by race. This map shows the Black population. Click on the map to enlarge or download.

AISD School Closures Map #4
In 2019, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) released a plan to close 12 schools, starting in 2020. We created maps that display where the closing or consolidating schools are in relationship to population by race. This map shows the Hispanic population. Click on the map to enlarge or download.

AISD School Closures Map #5
In 2019, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) released a plan to close 12 schools, starting in 2020. We created maps that display where the closing or consolidating schools are in relationship to population by race. This map shows the White population. Click on the map to enlarge or download.

AISD School Closures Infographic #2
In 2019, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) released a plan to close 12 schools, starting in 2020. We compiled quotes from community members at AISD's community conversation sessions. Click on the infographic to enlarge or download.


AISD School Closures Infographic #1
In 2019, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) released a plan to close 12 schools, starting in 2020. We compiled data from Texas Education Agency to take a look at how these changes would affect Black and Brown students. Click on the infographic to enlarge or download.