Elementary schools start teaching data literacy – The Washington Post

Vanessa Ford, a science coordinator at Maury Elementary School, teaches data analysis skills to her students, who range in age from pre-school to fifth grade. Ford started incorporating more data-collection exercises into her lesson plans after noticing more emphasis on statistics in various national assessments…  READ MORE Click here to read the full Washington Post article.

Hill School Report: The Maury Think Tank Expo [THE HILL IS HOME]

All across the country, including the District, the primary emotion when dealing with schools is angst. Whether about curricula, testing, international comparisons, or whatever, the discussions appear endless and intractable. Fortunately, many schools are forging on on their own, striving to broaden their students’s education without losing track of their primary objective. One school on the Hill, Maury Elementary, has succeeded in this regard beyond anyone’s wildest hopes…