Thursday, August 6, 2009


The anti-reformists often demand that probability and statistics be removed from state standards.  They ignore the vital place that statistics plays in today's world.   An article by Steve Lohr in the August 5th edition of the NY Times entitled:  "For Today’s Graduate, Just One Word: Statistics" discusses the great need for Statistics in today's curriculum.  
“I keep saying that the sexy job in the next 10 years will be statisticians,” said Hal Varian, chief economist at Google. “And I’m not kidding.”

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