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Using statistics to lie, and why democracy needs statistical literacy

August 3, 2012


I have often argued that we should encourage more statistical literacy in school and society in general.  This is not just because I am a statistics nerd.  Statistics is a language just like English; you can use it to describe the world, to clarify and the generalize.  You can also use it to lie or […]


July 6, 2012



I am a busy person these days.  I have been teaching at a San Antonio community college and will be moving next semester to teaching High School Algebra I.  Also, among other things, I have been researching education data for a national nonprofit. During this project, I needed to simplify some visualizations.  Not dumb down, […]


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