WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau:
What: U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert M. Groves, U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, Governor Jack Markell and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Anthony W. Miller will launch the 2010 Census in Schools program at Bancroft Elementary School in Wilmington, Del.
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: Friday, Jan. 15, 10:30 a.m. (EST)
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.)
Jack Markell, governor, Delaware
Anthony W. Miller, deputy secretary, U.S. Department of Education
Robert M. Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Where: Bancroft Elementary School, 700 North Lombard Street, Wilmington, Del. 19801
Speakers will be available for interview following the program. Please RSVP by Thursday, Jan. 14, 5 p.m. (EST)
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