By: Shia Kapos
Ken Griffin, the Chicago billionaire and campaign donor, is teaming up with former Education Secretary Arne Duncan, but it’s not for anything political. Griffin is lead funder of Data Science for Everyone, a national initiative to advance data literacy in K-12 schools.
"In the 21st century, data science literacy is a foundational building block of a well-rounded education. It unlocks our ability to see and understand the world," Griffin said in a statement about the project. "This pathbreaking initiative will equip generations of students with the analytical skills they need to compete in any field they choose.”
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