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January 14, 2019
After a count day decline, officials say enrollment begins to rebound in Detroit’s district
Enrollment is a crucial part of the financial health of both the Detroit school district and charter schools in the city.
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November 14, 2018
Enrollment is up in Tennessee’s largest school district for second straight year
About 111,600 students are enrolled in Shelby County Schools, up about 2 percent from last year and higher than projected enrollment, according to district numbers.
November 13, 2018
In final stretch of recruitment season, Chicago high schools race to impress
In the competition for students, Chicago’s more than 160 high schools behave like small colleges desperately vying to impress would-be freshmen and their families.
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October 26, 2018
Is your school one of Chicago’s highest rated? Find new scores here.
Chicago Public Schools just released a trove of new data. New numbers include the latest enrollment counts and ratings for each of the district’s…
Updated October 26, 2018
Chicago’s public school system is still shrinking, new data shows
After 15 years of consecutive drops, the number of students enrolled in Chicago’s public schools fell again this year.
By the numbers
September 21, 2018
5 tough questions a new report puts front-and-center for Chicago’s next mayor
Faced with an alarming report that lays bare shrinking enrollment and racial inequity, Chicago Public Schools must wrestle with some tough decisions.
July 19, 2018
As fate of ‘Newark Enrolls’ is debated, top enrollment officials resign
Gabrielle Ramos-Solomon and Kate Fletcher, who oversaw the district's enrollment system, both resigned shortly after the superintendent tried to oust them.
July 18, 2018
The tension between Chicago enrollment declines and new schools
Chicago plans on opening a handful of schools in the next several years. But for whom?…
June 29, 2018
Denver’s new plan gives its neediest students a shot at coveted schools, but waitlists could grow
“This is a real big step forward in enrollment equity,” Superintendent Tom Boasberg said.
June 18, 2018
Should ‘Newark Enrolls’ be scrapped? A guide to the debate over Newark’s controversial enrollment system
The system lets families apply to multiple schools in one place. But some say it was designed to funnel students into charter schools.
May 3, 2018
The number of Denver high school graduates enrolling in college is rising
“Students’ passion, dedication, and tenacity is inspiring."
April 4, 2018
The Detroit district tries inviting families to enroll during spring break. Parents are trickling in.
The low turnout reflects the challenges Detroit schools — the district and charters — face as they try to convince parents to think about enrollment earlier in the year.
April 2, 2018
It’s official: Detroit’s enrollment grew for the first time in over a decade, even after adding the state-run district
What Detroit district leaders have been saying for months is true: After many years of losing students, enrollment in the Detroit district grew this year…
March 19, 2018
More students applied to Renewal high schools this year, but that won’t necessarily jolt sagging enrollment
Overall, 3,305 students received an offer to attend a Renewal high school this year — up just 26 students from the previous year.
back to court
March 16, 2018
Nashville appeals judge’s order to share student information with state charters
The appeal means Metro Nashville Public Schools won't comply with an earlier order to share the information with charter operators requesting it.
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