Census Bureau and Gov. Crist Launch 2010 Census in Schools Program in North Miami, Fla.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the U.S. Census Bureau:

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO)

What: Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and North Miami Mayor Andre Pierre will launch the 2010 Census in Schools program at North Miami Senior High School. Elementary and middle schools will also take part in the event.

The program will be highlighted by visits from Sesame Street characters Walkaround Count von Count (The Count) and Rosita.

Census in Schools 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 be made available to more than 120,000 schools and 56 million students nationwide.

When:  

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (EST)



Who:

Charlie Crist, governor, Florida


Andre Pierre, mayor, North Miami


Renee Jefferson-Copeland, chief, Census in Schools, U.S. Census Bureau



Where:

North Miami Senior High School


13110 NE, 8 Avenue


North Miami, FL 33161


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."

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau



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