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D.C. bypasses national public school enrollment drop | Axios DC

June 01, 2022
  • D.C. Policy Center

On June 1, 2022, D.C. Policy Center Education Policy Initiative Director Chelsea Coffin was quoted by Axios DC:

D.C.’s high school graduation rate was on the decline for years, D.C. Policy Center’s Education Policy Initiative director Chelsea Coffin tells Axios. But it increased during the pandemic as some graduation requirements were relaxed or waived. What to watch: Coffin says the decrease in D.C. births will impact public school enrollment in the future, especially for younger students.

Read more: D.C. bypasses national public school enrollment drop | Axios DC

Related: Chart of the week: Pandemic enrollment in postsecondary institutions has been more stable in D.C. than across the country | D.C. Policy Center


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