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Enrollment in D.C. Public Schools Is Back Up After Dipping During The Pandemic | DCist

November 14, 2022
  • D.C. Policy Center

On November 14, 2023, the D.C. Policy Center’s report, Declining births and lower demand: Charting the future of public school enrollment in D.C., was cited by DCist:

A July report by the D.C. Policy Center predicted enrollment in D.C.’s public schools could drop by 6,000 students — the equivalent of 16 average-sized schools — over the next five years, driven by falling birth rates and lower demand for living in the District due to the pandemic. “An enrollment decline of this magnitude would have significant implications for D.C.’s public schools.”

Read more: Enrollment in D.C. Public Schools Is Back Up After Dipping During The Pandemic | DCist

Related: Declining births and lower demand: Charting the future of public school enrollment in D.C. | D.C. Policy Center

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