Fall Data Challenge: Revealing the 2019 Theme
September 17, 2019
The 2019 Fall Data Challenge is almost here! Students, are you ready for this year’s contest?
For the third year running, the Fall Data Challenge will offer high school and undergraduate students the opportunity to explore a timely real-world issue that uses statistics to touch individuals’ lives and drive social impact.
This year’s theme will focus on applying statistical thinking to help end homelessness.
Be the first to know about the official contest dates, datasets, rules, resources and more:
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