Thursday, December 31, 2015
Happy New Year
As the year turns, it's time for reflection and resolutions.So think back upon last year and get ready for the new one, and most importantly chew the black-eyed peas carefully.
If anybody has a good special education resolution, we'd love to hear it. Please share.
To all of our loyal and fantastic readers, Happy New Year!
In the meantime, here are some fun facts about world and US population from our friends at the Census Bureau:
As our nation prepares to ring in the new year, the U.S. Census Bureau today projected the United States population will be 322,762,018 on. This represents an increase of 2,472,745, or 0.77 percent, from New Year’s Day 2015. Since Census Day ( ) 2010, the population has grown by 14,016,480, or 4.54 percent.
In 2016, the United States is expected to experience one birth every eight seconds and one death every ten seconds. Meanwhile, net international migration is expected to add one person to the U.S. population every 29 seconds. The combination of births, deaths and net international migration increases the U.S. population by one person every 17 seconds.
The projected world population onis 7,295,889,256, an increase of 77,918,825, or 1.08 percent, from New Year’s Day 2015. During January 2016, 4.3 births and 1.8 deaths are expected worldwide every second.
The Census Bureau’s U.S. and World Population Clock
simulates real-time growth of the U.S. and world populations at <http://www.census.gov/