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  • Frederick Mosteller
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Abstract

One of the lucky moments in my life occurred in August 1955, when I became acquainted with Robert E. K. Rourke, who served with me and others on the Commission on Mathematics of the College Entrance Examination Board under the chairmanship of Professor Albert Tucker of the Department of Mathematics of Princeton University.1 The Commission was preparing innovative material for the secondary-school mathematics curriculum. The reason was that the College Entrance Examination Board was sensitive to the criticism that standardized examinations tended to freeze the mathematics curriculum of the schools. The Board did not want to be a roadblock in the path of progress. Rourke was head of mathematics and science at the Kent School in Kent, Connecticut.

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American Statistical Association Mathematics Curriculum College Entrance Examination Statistic Book Introductory Probability 
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  • Frederick Mosteller
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  1. 1.BelmontUSA

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