Update: Census Bureau to Launch 2010 Census in Schools Program Nationwide

Update: Census Bureau to Launch 2010 Census in Schools Program Nationwide

Commerce Secretary Locke and Census Bureau Director Groves Visit Baltimore High School


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WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau:

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What: Department of Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert M. Groves will visit a Baltimore High School to launch the 2010 “Census in Schools” program and discuss educational activities that examine the importance of the 2010 Census.

The program, “2010 Census: It’s About Us,” gives schools a wide range of free, optional, standards-based lesson plans on subjects related to the census, ranging from math to social studies. The program is designed for students in kindergarten through 12th grade and will reach all 118,000 schools and 56 million students nationwide.

When: Monday, Nov. 2, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EST)

Who: Gary Locke, Secretary of Commerce

Robert Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau

Anthony G. Brown, Maryland lieutenant governor

John Smeallie, deputy state superintendent for administration, Maryland State Department of Education

Where: Digital Harbor High School

1100 Covington Street

Baltimore, MD 21230-4124

(443) 984-1256

Please RSVP by 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30 to the Public Information Office at 301-763-3466.

Editor’s note: News releases, reports and data tables are available on the Census Bureau’s home page. Go to http://www.census.gov and click on “Releases.”

CONTACT: Jennifer Smits

Public Information Office

301-763-3466

e-mail: pio@census.gov

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau

Update: Census Bureau to Launch 2010 Census in Schools Program Nationwide