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The Pandemic is Hindering Efforts by Kansas Schools for an Accurate Census Count

Students at Gloria Willis Middle School in Kansas City, Kansas, go through the lunch line. The pandemic has underscored the importance of the National School Lunch Program and other federal revenue streams for schools. (Photo by Elle Moxley, KCUR)

More than a third of Kansans still have not filled out the 2020 census. Now that the Census Bureau has said it will stop counting a month early, schools are making a final push to reach vulnerable students and their families. From KCUR in Kansas City, Elle Moxley explains why the census is critically important to schools ... especially during a pandemic.


    

 

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