The Map Room
2015 Premature Birth Report Cards
Description: The March of Dimes issued its 2015 Premature Birth Report Cards, grading each state on the percentage of births in the state that were premature. (Connecticut earned a "B.")
Description: National Public Radio has produced a map showing the locations of accessible playgrounds across the country. Users are encouraged to add playgrounds that aren't yet on the map. The site gives guidelines for what to look for in accessible playgrounds that are added to the map ,including smooth surfaces throughout the playground, ramps to equipment, accessible swings (including swings with back support), and equipment that has sound and touch components.