Private school enrollment continues to drop, according to 2011 American Community Survey data released this week by the the U.S. Census Bureau. As of 2011, the Census found 4.1 million students attended private elementary and high schools, a drop from both 4.8 million in 2005, the last count, and ...
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August 25, 2011
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August 25, 2011
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August 10, 2011
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