Category Archives: Census in Schools

“Academy Awards” Show in LA

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Today, I attended the Academy Awards. Not the Hollywood ones you’re familiar with, but they were special nonetheless. Over the past few months students at the Media Academy at Crenshaw High School in downtown Los … Continue reading

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Children Count Too!

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Written by: Director Robert Groves It’s often a surprise to many people when they learn that children tend to be undercounted in US censuses. Most can imagine various types of adults who fail to participate in censuses, but don’t immediately … Continue reading

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First Grade Census

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Written by: Director Robert Groves The first graders at Gateway Elementary School stole my heart today in St. Louis. I entered their library with a set of officials and there they were, dressed in little white t-shirts promoting the census. … Continue reading

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Census in Schools Kickoff

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Written by: Director Robert Groves I spent part of Monday morning at Digital Harbor High School in Baltimore for the kickoff of the Census in Schools program. It was quite an event for the school, with Secretary Locke, Maryland Lieutenant … Continue reading

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Lesson Plan

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Yesterday I telephoned into Ms. Ventura’s fifth grade class at Maple Elementary School in Seattle, Washington. The class was working on their exercises for the Census in Schools program and the students bubbled with questions … Continue reading

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