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The American Statistical Association’s U.S. Census at School program —a free international classroom project that engages students in grades 4–12 in statistical problem solving using their own real data—has exceeded the milestone of 50,000 students.

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Two National Poster Competition Winners Hail from Same School

Two students from Odyssey Elementary School in Wisconsin won a place in the ASA/NCTM’s national poster competition.

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2017 Poster and Project Competition Winners

The American Statistical Association announces the winners of the 2017 Poster Competition and Project Competition, which featured creative studies from K-12 students across the country.

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ASA Director of Education Rebecca Nichols traveled to San Antonio, Texas, for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics—the largest mathematics education organization—annual conference to represent the ASA at its exhibition booth.

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Popular Resource for Teachers Now Online

STN began as a paper newsletter mailed out, and then transformed into an electronic newsletter as a PDF. Starting this month, it makes another change to an online magazine called Statistics Teacher (ST). ST will bring together resources from the American Statistical Association and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, with ASA K–12 Statistical Ambassador Christine Franklin serving as managing editor.

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The ASA/NCTM Joint Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability and the ASA’s education department encourage students and their advisers to participate in its annual poster competition.

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Active Learning Focus of CBMS Joint Statement

A joint statement, Active Learning in Postsecondary Mathematics, released in July of 2016 by the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences, calls on the mathematics and statistics communities to make a commitment to create classroom learning environments that encourage students to “try, fail, and not give up.”

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The U.S. Census Bureau’s newly updated Statistics in Schools program provides K–12 teachers the tools to help students understand statistical concepts and improve their data analysis skills.

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The American Statistical Association sponsored a two-day statistics workshop called Meeting Within a Meeting for middle- and high-school mathematics and science teachers August 2–3 at the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago, Illinois.

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The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education is seeking submissions for their awards programs.