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Synergy’s Digital Communication Experts Use Animation to Explain School Safety Data

On August 27, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released a new video based on results from the Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2012 report. Synergy Enterprises, Inc.’s (SEI) team of digital communication experts used their expertise in data visualization to create a more engaging way to present the safety statistics.

Staff developed the storyboard, designed engaging graphics and lively animation, and edited the video for posting to the NCES Condition of Education Web site and YouTube channel. The 3-minute video details statistics that illustrate how schools are becoming safer. Specifically, it highlights decreases gang violence, the number of students carrying weapons to school, the presence of illegal drugs, and the number of identified as bullied.

View the video
here. Read the report here.