Stories by Gabriela Torres
NewsStudents With Disabilities Rely On Census-Informed Funding To Fill In The Financial Gaps For Special EducationWhile only 9% of special education is federally funded and informed by the census, this margin is still critical to fill opportunity gaps for low-income students.
NewsPell Grants -- And Census 2020 -- Make College Accessible And Affordable For One Community College Student (And Millions Like Her)Tara Stadel says attending community college was "possible" only with help from a Pell Grant. She is one of millions of students who have gained access to higher education thanks to the federally-funded, census-informed Pell Grant program.
NewsSchools Are Closed, But School Districts Are Still Feeding Students In Need -- With Help From The CensusThe National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs, run by the USDA and funded based on census data, help feed millions of students free or reduced-price meals each year.