This PDF file presents a chapter of Mathematics Curriculum: Issues, Trends, and Future Directions (72nd Yearbook) in a downloadable file that preserves the design and layout of the book while allowing users to search and print selected pages.
Chapter 4: Recommendations for Statistics and Probability in School Mathematics over the Past Century. Dustin Jones (Sam Houston State University) and James E. Tarr (University of Missouri) give a historical overview of the evolution of statistics and probability in K−12 mathematics education, as reflected in documents from professional organizations and national committees. They follow with a rationale for the increasing presence of statistics and probability in the mathematics curriculum and a discussion of the essential content in statistics and probability.
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