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School districts use machine learning to identify high school drop-out risk
On-time graduation is an important metric for public high schools across the United States. Large “graduation gaps” point to the inequities and shortcomings of the American education system, and feder …

Algorithmic pretrial risk assessment may just be more common than you think
Californians recently voted to reject Proposition 25, which sought to replace cash bail throughout the state with algorithmic risk assessments. But, like it or not, government agencies are already mov …

Government agencies, big and small, are increasingly adopting controversial algorithms for hiring
As with private companies and nonprofit organizations, government agencies—both big and small—are adopting automation in Human Resources (HR) decision-making processes. For example, federal and local …

Algorithm Tips is here to help you start investigating algorithmic decision-making power in society.

The site offers a database of leads which you can search below. It’s a curated set of algorithms being used in the US Federal government. For details on our curation methodology see here.

We also provide resources such as example investigations, methodological tips, and guidelines for public records requests related to algorithms.

Finally, we blog about some of the more interesting examples of algorithms we’ve uncovered in our research.

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