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

Building Foundations for Future Data Scientists

We need next generation solutions to improve data literacy for global citizenry, and career and college pathways related to statistics and data science.

The HI-RiSE team aims to create effective statistics and data science education learning environments and impact the education of teachers and students from around the world.

“The HI-RISE team is one of the most important groups in data science education today. Their thoughtful work equipping teachers to teach with and about data and their innovative use of data exploration tools such as CODAP sets the bar for the rest of the field.”

Chad Dorsey, a man in a red sweater

Chad Dorsey

CEO, Concord Consortium

HI-RiSE Impact on Data Science Education


College Faculty


Prospective Teachers


K-12 Educators + Their Students

50 States

100+ Countries

The Hi-RISE team consistently tackles the hardest and most important challenges in developing 21st century data science education – from evidence-backed professional development at scale, to next-generation formative assessment in statistics and probability, to cutting-edge innovation in teacher prep. I keep referencing the team’s research everywhere I go–their work is helping drive national policy and concurrently empowering teachers across the most diverse of communities.”

Zarek Drozda Director, Data Science 4 Everyone