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
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
SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau