Contact: Public Information Office
World Statistics Day will highlight the role of official statistics and the many achievements of national statistical systems. Groves will show students the value of statistics and math through practical examples that make numbers relevant to everyday life.
The Census Bureau is actively involved in schools nationwide through the Census in Schools program. With online lesson plans and teaching guides, the program reaches 118,000 schools and 56 million students. Census data are critical to education programs and determine funding for schools, Title I programs, special education, college grant and loan programs, public transportation, roads and community improvements.
Please RSVP by 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19, to the Public Information Office at 301-763-3691 or to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
For some statistics about World Statistics Day, please visit <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/news_conferences/2010-10-20_worldstats.html>
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