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Do you have kids in public school?

Census at the schools


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tnmomofive

Asked by tnmomofive at 11:06 AM on Aug. 31, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 11:06 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • Um I dont' see the big deal
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 11:13 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • It is a big deal to me with who is in the big house and ACORN.Nope my kids will not be taking no damn census.
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 11:17 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • IDK what the big deal is either.
    ZarsMom

    Answer by ZarsMom at 11:23 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • Don't see the big deal. Why would you want to skip out on the census?
    AllAboutKeeley

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 11:24 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • What's acorn and what does that have to do with a census?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:25 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • The school effort is more ambitious than in 2000, the last time the government set out to count everyone. At that time, teachers had to request the material and it was available only in print. Now, the kits and lessons will arrive in every school and lesson plans can be downloaded online, where they will be available in 28 languages.

    The Constitution mandates a complete population count every 10 years. The tally — down to the city block — helps redraw political boundaries and determine states' representation in Congress and the distribution of more than $400 billion in federal funds to state and local governments every year.
    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 11:50 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • Tnm...oh lordy.


    Tell me specifically, what about this census you are opposed to. Besides Acorn.

    SRiveroC

    Answer by SRiveroC at 11:51 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • I am opposed to all of the unnecessary personal information they THINK they are going to get from me. They may know what the Constitution allows, no more.

    The schools should be spending their time EDUCATING our children. It is not the place of the school to participate in this type of government run program.
    yourspecialkid

    Answer by yourspecialkid at 11:57 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • I am opposed to all of the unnecessary personal information they THINK they are going to get from me. They may know what the Constitution allows, no more.


    The Constitution mandates a complete population count every 10 years

    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 12:13 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

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