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Data in the News


Data in the News is part of TeachingWithData.org, a portal of teaching and learning resources for infusing quantitative literacy into the social science curriculum in both K-12 and post-secondary education settings. Here, we highlight current events and news articles and the data they reference.

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Apr
14

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 22ND - ACS Workshop

[DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 22ND] The Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN) at the University of Michigan is hosting the 2018 American Community Survey Workshop. This workshop is a faculty... more
Apr
10

2017 Population Projections — March 13

On Tuesday March 13th, the Census Bureau released the 2017 National Population Projections. These datapoints show important demographic milestones and offer a look at how our nation may change in... more
Apr
9

2020 Census: Are you a US Citizen?

The Commerce Department, which oversees the Census Bureau, has announced that they will ask on the 2020 Census, “Are you a US Citizen?” This question is to gauge how many eligible voters currently... more
Mar
19

March 22nd - Export Compliance Webinar

On March 22nd, 2018, tune into a webinar about Export Compliance. This webinar will provide an overview of the eight elements of an effective Export Compliance Program recommended to prevent export... more
Mar
19

March 14th - National Potato Chip Day

March 14th was National Potato Chip Day! According to the Agricultural (Ag) Marketing Resource Center, potatoes are the “fourth most important food crop in the world,” as well as the “leading... more