Frequently Asked Questions About Open Data

  • See below for Frequently Asked Questions about Detroit Public Schools Community District's Open Data resources. 

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  • Where does this data come from?

  • Why does some data appear missing, with * or < symbols?

  • How often is Open Data updated?

  • Can I find student data through Open Data?

  • What do I do if I need additional data not found on Open Data?

  • Why might the data be different from other sources I have seen?

  • How do I download the data sets?