The Tuscan Tiger wants to remind you to fill out your census form! The census is safe, easy and important and only comes around once every 10 years. A complete Census count is vital to ensure that we get our fair share of government funding—including funding for our schools!—as well as fair political representation. So far, 77% of Maplewood households have filled out their census forms. Your response is fully confidential.
You can fill out your form here: https://2020census.gov
Among other things, "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."