Published Online: November 9, 2010
Published in Print: November 10, 2010, as Large Districts

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"Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2008-09"

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The nation’s 100 largest school districts enrolled 22 percent of all public school students—and employed 22 percent of all public school teachers—in the 2008-09 school year, according to an annual report by the National Center for Education Statistics. Per-pupil spending in the districts ranged from a low of $6,363 in Utah’s Granite District to a high of $23,298 in Boston.

Vol. 30, Issue 11, Page 5

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