HI-RiSE: A Hub for Innovation and Research in Statistics Education

Building Foundations for Future Data Scientists

Building foundations for data scientists and data-informed citizenry

Today, the ability to make sense of data is essential. We need next generation solutions to improve data literacy for global citizenry, and career and college pathways related to statistics and data science.

Industry professionals, as well as educational experts, have called for an increased emphasis on data literacy in schools, integrated throughout the K-16 curriculum. The HI-RiSE team aims to help create positive, effective statistics and data education environments in a variety of ways. Through funding and partnerships with the following organizations, HI-RiSE at the Friday Institute is making a strong impact in the education of teachers and students from around the world:

  • National Science Foundation
  • Department of Education: Institute of Educational Sciences
  • American Statistical Association
  • Concord Consortium
  • RTI International
  • Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
  • SAS Institute

Selected Projects