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SES, Choice Participation Presents Math Problem

Consider this word problem:

The number of students using free tutoring and school choice under NCLB increased dramatically between 2002-03 and 2003-04. But the percentage of students choosing those options didn't change.

Explain how that could that be.

You can see the answer in this new report released today by the Department of Education. (Click here for the summary.)

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