My Two Census

Formerly the non-partisan watchdog of the 2010 US Census, and currently an opinion blog that covers all things political, media, foreign policy, globalization, and culture…but sometimes returning to its census/demographics roots.

Failing to count college students because of Spring Break

Most  colleges give their students a week off in March for Spring Break. This coincides with the exact time that the Census Bureau will be making its final push to collect data before Census Day (April 1, 2010). Will college students, who are meant to be counted as residents of wherever they go to school, forgo trips to Cancun and Jamaica to fill out census paperwork? Probably not. Can we say that this is an “accident waiting to happen?” Absolutely….

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