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How the 2020 Census Affects Children

The 2020 Census count impacts the federal funds that communities receive each year for programs and services that are critical for schools, students, and younger children, such as:

  • Special education, Head Start, after-school programs, and classroom technology.
  • Food assistance, including free and reduced-price school lunches.
  • Maternal and child health programs.

You can complete the 2020 Census online here:

Washington State Superintendent Chris Reykdal talks about the importance of the 2020 Census, among other things, in the video below: