On May 6, 2023, the D.C. Policy Center’s chart of the week, D.C.’s enrollment is up in school year 2022-23, with uneven growth by grade band, was cited by the Washington Post:
Most of those students entered prekindergarten, elementary, middle and high school classrooms. But a sizable chunk — more than one-third — were adult and alternative students, according to an analysis from the D.C. Policy Center, a think tank. Enrollment among those learners grew from 6,018 during the 2021-2022 school year to 6,989 this year, data from D.C.’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education shows, a boost that has renewed calls for increased funding.
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