Only 18 states and the District of Columbia are projected to have increases in their school-age populations (ages 5 to 17) from 2000 to 2015. The rest of the states are projected to see decreases. But between this year and 2025, 34 states and the District of Columbia have projected increases in their total school-age populations (ages 5 to 17); the rest are projected to have decreases.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, series A population projections by age for 1995 to 2025.
Vol. 20, Issue 4, Page 33Published in Print: September 27, 2000, as Growth Spurts