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Statistics in Schools


The Importance of SIS in 2020

Using new Statistics in Schools (SIS) resources during the 2019-2020 school year will support efforts to make sure EVERY child is counted in the 2020 Census. This count impacts the federal funds that communities receive for special education, classroom technology, teacher training, after-school programs, school lunch assistance, and more. These teacher-created resources for pre-K through 12th grade also are easy to adapt for home learning. The teacher version of each activity comes with instructions that make it simple for parents and other caregivers to use it.

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About Statistics in Schools

SIS brings school subjects to life using real-world Census Bureau statistics to create materials for use year after year at all grade levels. SIS is:

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Teacher-designed. Teachers helped create and review each activity to make sure it is valuable and engaging.

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Easy to use. Materials are free, easily customized, and supportive of existing lesson plans.

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Valuable. SIS enhances learning, boosts statistical literacy, and prepares students for a data-driven world.

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Explore Classroom Activities

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State Facts for Students

Bring data close to home by helping students collect, analyze, and compare kid-friendly information about their own state.

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Get Timely SIS Updates

Sign up for the newsletter that highlights timely SIS events and materials, including new activities for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Follow SIS on Pinterest for more activities to use in your home or classroom.

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