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Public Charter Enrollment Up in District of Columbia

By The Associated Press — November 15, 2011 1 min read
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New data from education officials in the District of Columbia show enrollment at public schools is up, with charter schools driving the increase. Enrollment in regular public schools was up just 1 percent, to 46,191, while enrollment in charter schools jumped 9 percent, to 32,009. Mayor Vincent Gray said the numbers showed the school district had “turned the corner” after a decade of declining enrollment.

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A version of this article appeared in the November 16, 2011 edition of Education Week as Public Charter Enrollment Up in District of Columbia

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