One of the issues that I feel strongly about is the idea that everyone must go to college in order to be successful. Don't get me wrong, I think higher education is extremely important, but not everyone has the means or the desire to continue their education after high school. This inspired a new visualization to look at careers with a typical high school educational level and high employment projections.
An interesting point about finding the open data for this viz is that that education is not the primary focus of the data, yet it is still the focus of the visualization. Instead of looking for an open data set centered around education, I looked for a data set that addresses the educational issue I am concerned with. In the end, I found an open data set on occupations with secondary information on education that is leveraged in the visualization.