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Census in Schools

offers lesson plans, fact sheets, and activities for learning about the 2010 census. How are census data used? Why is the wording of questions important? What are the various ways of representing data? How has the census affected history? What predictions can you make about the future based on census data? These and other topics are the focus of lessons for Grades K-4, 5-8, and 9-12 that help develop knowledge and skills in math, maps and geography, civics, reading, and writing. (U.S. Census Bureau)

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After Spanish, Chinese is the most widely spoken non-English language in the country, with 2.5 million people 5 and older speaking Chinese at home.
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