The US Bureau of Labor Statistics considers data literacy to be one of the most in demand skills over the next decade. But young people are not being prepared for this future workforce, particularly students in low-income schools. We need to look beyond modernizing math curriculum and take an interdisciplinary approach. We’ll address what school districts and teachers, industry leaders, and policymakers can do to better prepare students for the 21st century workforce.
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