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Author:American Statistical Association
Description: Why study statistics? For students as well as their parents, teachers, and counselors, the American Statistical Association (ASA) provides a host of motives: to make a difference, have fun, satisfy curiosity, and make money, among other reasons. "Which sectors employ statisticians? A better question is which sectors don't employ them...." Read about statisticians making the news; watch YouTube videos of statistics in action and careers in the field; learn about the its diverse demographics and highly portable skill set; get classroom resources and fact sheets; find job announcements; and more.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Video, Articles, Reference Sources
Math Topics: Probability/Statistics, Applications/Connections
Math Ed Topics: Degrees/Higher Ed, Job Placement/Job Market, Public Understanding of Math

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