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The 9th Grade ‘Bulge’ Over 30 Years

January 28, 2004 1 min read
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This chart shows the percentage of increase or decrease, from the previous grade in the previous year, in the number of students across the nation enrolled in the 8th, 9th, and 10th grades.

SOURCE: “The Education Pipeline in the United States, 1970- 2000,” Boston College

A version of this article appeared in the January 28, 2004 edition of Education Week as The 9th Grade ‘Bulge’ Over 30 Years

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