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Nov 30, 2023

Data Science 4 Everyone: NC Leaders Convene on Data Science & AI Education

On September 28th, NC State’s Data Science Academy partnered with Data Science 4 Everyone, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, The Science House, and the NC School of Science and Mathematics to host the first statewide NC Data Science Education Summit. 


Sep 29, 2023

The Hechinger Report: How One State is Incorporating Data Science in Every Subject – Even Art

Jobs in data science are booming. NC State teaches the topic across disciplines — now the university is working with K-12 schools too 

Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

Mar 24, 2020

Friday Institute Partnership with Sampson County Schools Brings Data-Rich Activities and Resources Into Classrooms

The Hub for Innovation and Research in Statistics Education (HI-RiSE) at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education recently worked with Sampson County Schools teachers across disciplines to incorporate data into their classroom practices and help students understand how to critically analyze scientific phenomena and make evidence-based decisions. 

Professor Hollylynne Lee stands with students in a classroom

Aug 15, 2019

Professor Hollylynne Lee Continues to Help Teachers Prepare Data Literate Students Through $2.9 Million NSF Grant

Professor Hollylynne Lee believes many high school graduates are underprepared with the necessary statistics and data science skills to pursue a STEM career. She is now using an NSF grant to curate and create online resources to help statistics teachers prepare data literate students. 

Feb 28, 2019

Professor Hollylynne Lee to Talk Data Science in Upcoming DataBytes Webinar

Dr. Hollylynne Lee, a professor of mathematics and statistics education at the NC State College of Education, will present “Bringing Data Science to Middle and High School Education” during a DataBytes webinar on Wednesday, March 6.