Trifold brochure about the Statistics in Schools (SIS) U.S. Census Bureau program that uses census statistics to create classroom materials for grades pre-K through 12. Teachers and subject matter experts nationwide helped develop each SIS activity to make sure it is valuable and engaging. The SIS program is available now and includes more than 200 activities and resources in a variety of subjects.

Takeaways

  • The U.S. Census Bureau provides 67 new activities for teachers to use with students.
  • Census data drives decisions regarding how $675 billion will be distributed and used for education.
  • A complete census count has a major impact on funding for special education and free and reduced-price lunches.