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Distance Education : Definition and Glossary of Terms   Creating Educational Access, Equity, and Opportunity for All : Real Change Requires Redesigning Public Education to Reflect Today's World   The Crucial Voice of the People, Past and Present : Education’s Missing Ingredient   Journal of Character Education   Psychology in Education : Critical Theory-Practice   The Education Mayor : Improving America's Schools

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Visit our guide, Information on the 2020 Census, to learn more.

Census Fun! Did you know?...

National Ice Cream Month and Day: July and July 19, 2020

Postal Worker Day and Postage Stamp Day: July 1, 2020​

National Tax Day: July 15, 2020*

The U.S. Census Bureau is retiring American FactFinder (AFF). On March 31, 2020, AFF was decommissioned and data.census.gov is the new platform to access data from the U.S. Census Bureau. What is data.census.gov?

To help you stay physically and mentally fit this summer, Reference Services’ For Body and Mind page has links to exercise videos, quizzes and puzzels, and music for relaxation.

Also check out our eBook collection for handy references. Learn yoga basics, how to create a diet plan, and kick your way to a black belt.

Finding Life's Secret Sauce : How to Fit Good Food, Fitness, and Fun Into Your Crazy, Busy Schedule   The Complete Guide to Strength Training 5th Edition   Food for Fitness : How to Eat for Maximum Performance   Yoga Basics : The Basic Poses and Routines You Need to Be Healthy and Relaxed   Black Belt Fitness for Life : A 7-Week Plan to Achieve Lifelong Wellness   HIIT It! : The Fitnessista's Get More From Less Workout and Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Great Fast

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Leadership eBooks

7 Paths to Managerial Leadership : Doing Well by Doing It Right The 8 Dimensions of Leadership : DiSC Strategies for Becoming a Better Leader No Yelling : The 9 Secrets of Marine Corps Leadership You Must Know to Win in Business

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Teacher retention, mobility, and  attrition in Colorado, Missouri,  Nebraska, and South Dakota   Indicators of successful teacher recruitment and retention in Oklahoma rural school districts   Mental Health of America (MHA)

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Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue

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MLB in the Library

Taking the crown : the Kansas City Royals' amazing 2015 season The Pine Tar Game : the Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees, and baseball's most absurd and entertaining controversy Tales from the Kansas City Royals dugout : a collection of the greatest Royals stories ever told

Gibson's last stand : the rise, fall, and near misses of the St. Louis Cardinals, 1969-1975 Intentional walk : an inside look at the faith that drives the St. Louis Cardinals Immortal moments in Cardinals history

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