Stats + Stories: Measuring the Data that Shapes Public Policy
WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University.
How do you know you’re measuring what you claim to measure? How do you know the measurement is any good? Measuring data for public policy, particularly in education is the focus of this episode of Stats & Short Stories. John Bailer is joined in the studio by regular panelists Rosemary Pennington and Richard Campbell from the Department of Media, Journalism and Film. Their guests are from education research non-profit Education Analytics. Nicole Webster is a Research Analyst with the organization and Libby Pier is Research Manager.
Stats and Stories is a partnership between Miami University's Departments of Statistics and Media, Journalism and Film and the American Statistical Association. You can follow us on Twitter or iTunes. If you'd like to share your thoughts on our program, send your e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to listen for future editions of Stats and Stories where we discuss the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics.