Thousands of additional students expected in public schools by 2026, new report says – DC Line

September 18, 2018
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On September 18, 2018, Mark Lieberman at the DC Line discussed the D.C. Policy Center report “Will Children of Current Millennials Become Future Public School Students?

The report — published today and written by Chelsea Coffin, director of the center’s Education Policy Initiative — projects that the annual enrollment in the city’s traditional public and public charter schools will see an increase of 21,000 students by the 2026-27 school year. Much of that growth, according to the report, will come from outside the boundary of Wilson High School in Tenleytown and its nearby feeder network — the only area in the city where the majority of school-age residents attend their neighborhood school.

Read more at the DC Line website.

 

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