Cover Story »

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Real Data = Real Fun in Census at School Program

The American Statistical Association and Population Association of America are bringing the Census at School program to the United States beginning this summer. This international program began in the United Kingdom in 2000 to promote statistical literacy in schoolchildren by using real data. The program is now fully operative in the UK, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, South Africa, Ireland, and Japan. With the decennial census being conducted this year, the U.S. Census at School program will build awareness as students learn how it provides essential information for planning education, health, …

President's Corner »

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As statisticians, we make decisions based on data. Of course, that implies we do have to collect good data. This is the year of the Census 2010: Please make sure that you complete your census form.

Additional Features, Journal of the American Statistical Association Highlights »

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The March 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Statistical Association features a diverse set of articles. Here are the highlights.

The American Statistician Highlights »

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Here are the highlights to the February 2010 issue of The American Statistician which opens with a discussion of the article “Desired and Feared—What Do We Do Now and Over the Next 50 Years?” by Xiao‐Li Meng, which appeared in the August 2009 issue.

Statistical Analysis and Data Mining Highlights »

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The four papers in Volume 3, Number 2 of the journal Statistical Analysis and Data Mining span a wide range of topics, from a very general method for discovering patterns in data to very specific models for the reputation of those who update wikis.