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A tool for k-12 teachers: Statistics in Schools.

SEPT. 7, 2016 — The U.S. Census Bureau unveiled today its newly updated Statistics in Schools program for K-12 teachers and students. Using current and historical data, the Census Bureau provides teachers the tools to help students understand statistical concepts and improve their data analysis skills. 463 more words

Innovative

Statistics as evidence: Using US Census data to support historical thinking

It’s becoming easier and easier to find primary source evidence online. And while many of you are stopping in at places like Google Public Data and GapMinder, it can still be difficult to find digital sources that specifically target the use of data and statistics. 387 more words

Wiebe

The future of Spanish-speaking America is under threat

To the average observer, it may seem as if the Spanish language is secure in the US. After all, there are now even more Spanish speakers in the states… 568 more words

Episode 33: The New Minority Majority

Happy July lovelies! This week we kickstart our discussion with the latest Serial podcast update. A judge ordered a retrial for Adnan Syed after a… 125 more words

Journalism

DENOMINATIONS & A map of the most common Christian denominations by county

by Gwen Sharp, PhD, W & W Norton and Company Publishers, February 25, 2009.

The counties with a dot indicate that 50% or more of residents belong to the dominant denomination. 53 more words

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Westport By The Numbers

On April 15, it doesn’t take Einstein — or even a very good accountant — to know that Westporters pay more than the average American in taxes.* 194 more words

People

Are there errors in the US Census?

I’ve been working on my family genealogy since 1991 and have looked at census records for my ancestor, covering the years 1870 to 1940. the percentage of errors for just my family is …well, as they say, “good enough for government work”, but hardly a passing grade for anyone else. 553 more words

Family History