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Florida school enrollment continues to drop

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June

The Legislature's Economic and Demographic Research has just released its projections of 2009-10 school enrollment, based on school district data, and the results are in: Florida schools will lose 10,000 more kids to enrollment declines.

This will be the third year in a row that enrollment is expected to drop at Florida's schools. Economists predict that another 2,677 will drop from the rolls in the 2010-11 budget year.

The decline began in the 2007-08 budget year, when schools lost 7,054 students. It continued in 2008-09 with 13,279 fewer students than the year before. In the 2009-10 year the drop is expected to be 9,999. More here.



[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 4:48pm]

    

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