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​Why is the census count important for schools?
​Why is the census count important for schools?
Staff
Sunday, June 14, 2020

Why is the census count important for schools?

Federal Funding: The decennial census determines the amount of federal funding distributed to states for programs that impact schools, students and families.

  • Across the United States, 325 census-guided federal spending programs distributed more than $900 billion in 2016, according to the George Washington Institute of Public Policy.
  • Census-guided federal spending programs that impact schools and students include Title I grants to local educational agencies, the national school lunch and breakfast programs, special education grants, career and technical education grants, the Title IV-E foster care program, Section 8 housing assistance, Head Start programs and more.

Please help Grand View School by visiting https://2020census.gov/ and fill out your census to help out funding.