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Census in Schools

Census in Schools

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Since the first census in 1790, children have been undercounted. As of 2009 there were 74.2 million children in the United States. Knowing the number of children helps determine the number of schools needed as well as the demand for services, such as health care. The "Census in Schools" program provides educators with resources to teach students about the importance of the census. The program includes lesson plans, maps, teaching guides and online quizzes and games that educate students and provide a fun and interactive learning environment. (Source: 2009 ACS 1-year)

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