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Data Use by Middle and Secondary Students in the Digital Age: A Status Report and Future Prospects

@inproceedings{Lee2018DataUB,
  title={Data Use by Middle and Secondary Students in the Digital Age: A Status Report and Future Prospects},
  author={Victor R. Lee and Michelle Hoda Wilkerson},
  year={2018}
}
committee was convened by the Board on Science Education in Washington, DC with support from the Amgen Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Opinions and statements included in the paper are solely those of the individual author, and are not necessarily adopted, endorsed, or verified as accurate by the Board on Science Education or the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Data Use by Middle and Secondary Students in the Digital Age: A Status Report and Future… Expand

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