Schools Rely on the Census. A Rushed Count Threatens Its Accuracy, Groups Warn

Education Week | Evie Blad

“There are low response areas in every part of the country… If remaining counting operations are not done well, communities most in need of resources to improve quality of life and standards of living will get the short end of the stick for the next decade.”

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused widespread disruption to data collection for the 2020 Census. Despite low response rates, the Census Bureau currently intends to end in-person collection by September 30. This article from EdWeek looks how an inaccurate count will affect schools.

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