# Educate children about data in secondary school, like in the LA School District

# Test

- They think that if they live with it, they understand it.
- Data fluency
- Easiest thing is to put it on the test
- Great mismatch between high school teachers (all maths) and college (core skills, rest we can teach): arithmetics (fractions), data analysis and critical thinking (ratios, …), heart of algebra (linear equation).
- New SAT: more data in verbal parts, more data in maths.
- Freakonomics Survey: Calculus: 2% use daily, Geometry: 4% daily, 70% Excel, 75% dataviz.
- 65% saying they'd wish to know how to analyze data to get hidden insights, 60% dataviz and make an argument with data.
- Data instead Algebra II
- UCLA & LA School District: Intro to Data Science
- They put data science into diff exams and diff subjects, instead of elective course
- Course that is designed to teach teachers and students at the same time
- Freakonomics/math

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