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Numeracy: the new literacy for a data-drenched society.


Authors: 
Steen, L. A.
Category: 
Volume: 
57(2)
Pages: 
13-Aug
Year: 
1999
Publisher: 
Educational Leadership
Abstract: 

The need for higher standards of quantitative literacy, or numeracy, in America schools is discussed. Topics include the value of numeracy in political, economic and business life, differences between standard math and quantitative literacy, and suggestions for implementing numeracy in schools.