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1. 50 State SAT Data (internal link)
Category: Data Analysis, Numbers, Averages



2. Comparing Data on Poverty, Health, and Education in Brooklyn (internal link)
Category: Correlation, Data Analysis, Scatterplots, Regression, Line of Best Fit, Association



3. Comparing Data on Poverty, Health, and Education in the Bronx (internal link)
Category: Correlation, Data Analysis, Scatterplots, Regression, Line of Best Fit, Association



4. Comparing Disparities in Race-Based Incarceration Rates (internal link)
Category: Bar Graphs, Graphing, Data Analysis



5. Data on the Health of New Yorkers (internal link)
Category: Correlation, Data Analysis, Scatterplots, Regression, Line of Best Fit, Association, Graphing



6. Fighting Poverty in Queens (internal link)
Category: Correlation, Data Analysis, Scatterplots, Regression, Line of Best Fit, Association, Graphing, Inference, Interpretation, Averag



7. Military and Defense Spending (internal link)
Category: Pie Graphs, Graphing, Data Analysis



8. Minority Business Ownership (internal link)
Abstract: A 1-day lesson about Minority-owned businesses. The lesson presents students with several charts and a graph on the issue, and asks them to intrepret the information to determine how M.O. businesses are doing. Students can also manipulate the data to deepen their understanding of the situation.
Category: Graphing, Data Analysis



9. New York State of Mind: Higher Education vs. Prison Spending in the Empire State, 1988 - 1998 (internal link)
Abstract: This short but powerful report compares funding on education and prisons in NY State.
Category: Bar Graphs, Percents, Percent Change, Data Analysis, Line Graphs



10. Paying More for the American Dream: A Multi-State Analysis of Higher Cost Home Purchase Lending (external link)
Abstract: An analysis of 2005 federal mortgage lending data shows that African American and Latino borrowers remain much more likely to pay more for their home purchase loans than white borrowers. This report examines the cost of borrowing in six metropolitan areas in the United States, and confirms that large disparities remain in the pricing of home purchase loans.
Category: Data, Data Analysis, Graphing, Rates



11. Poor Prescription: The Costs of Imprisoning Drug Offenders in the United States (internal link)
Abstract: This article examines the enormous costs of imprisoning drug offenders in the U.S. It also examines how issues of race and class are central in terms of who is being incarcerated. Includes both National and State specific data.
Category: Data, Data Analysis, Graphing, Rates



12. Portfolio Project on Data Analysis and Graphing (internal link)
Category: Correlation, Data Analysis, Scatterplots, Regression, Line of Best Fit, Association, Graphing



13. Radical Math: Statistics Unit, Part 1 (Student Version) (internal link)
Category: Averages, Percents, Data Analysis, Rates, Graphing, Pie Graphs, Line Graphs, Histograms, Dot Plots, Bar Graphs, Mean, Median, Mo



14. Radical Math: Statistics Unit, Part 1 (Teachers Version) (internal link)
Category: Averages, Percents, Data Analysis, Rates, Graphing, Pie Graphs, Line Graphs, Histograms, Dot Plots, Bar Graphs, Mean, Median, Mo



15. Seminar: Comparing Teen Gun-Related Murder Rates in the U.S. over the Past 20 Years (internal link)
Category: Correlation, Data Analysis, Scatterplots, Regression, Line of Best Fit, Association, Graphing, Inference, Interpretation, Averag



16. The Big Payoff: Educational Attainment Synthetic Estimates of Work-Life Earnings (internal link)
Abstract: This report illustrates the economic value of a high school or college diploma. It also provides, by level of education, synthetic estimates of the average total earnings adults are likely to accumulate over the course of their working lives.
Category: Data, Data Analysis, Trends, Graphing, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Averages, Rates



17. The Statistics Teacher Network (internal link)
Abstract: Published by the American Statistical Association, this paper outlines a sequence of activities for an introductory Statistics course. It includes activities, overall goals for a course, and links to other useful resources.
Category: Statistics, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Graphing



18. Understanding Military Recruitment in New York (internal link)
Category: Graphing, Pie Graphs, Rates, Percents, Data Analysis



19. Unemployment Rate Debate: Assignment (internal link)
Abstract: This assignment is intended to help students understand how averages can be skewed in many directions. Students are given an organization to represent, several sets of data on unemployment rates, and have to debate each other about what unemployment rate they think is most accurate.
Category: Averages, Graphing, Data Analysis



20. Unemployment Rate Debate: Data (internal link)
Abstract: This is the data for the Unemployment Rate Debate
Category: Averages, Graphing, Data Analysis



21. Who's Being Left Behind? Exploring the Racial Achievement Gap on Standardized Tests (internal link)
Abstract: In this unit, students will consider commonly reported standardized test statistics and think about some of the institutional causes of these problems. Math covered includes topics from Algebra I and II, Advanced Functions, and Modeling.
Category: Algebra, Algebra 1, Algreba 2, Functions, Modeling, Statistics, Data Analysis




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