CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1999 |
More than 24,400 students will attend public schools in the Thousand Oaks area this fall--up more than 700 from last year, Conejo Valley Unified School District officials said Wednesday. Supt. Jerry Gross said it is the second-highest increase the district has had in a decade. Over the last five years, the district has grown by an average of 350 students a year, he said.
August 2, 2006
Re "Fewer Pupils Create More Worries," July 31 Wow! Declining enrollment means less money for schools and this worries school administrators and teachers! This shows the true character of school districts, extorting the most from the taxpayer. This is a wonderful opportunity to reduce class sizes, get rid of substandard teachers, reduce bureaucracy and make schools what they should be in the first place -- a place for learning. CARLOS CUYUGAN Lake Forest Public schools could boost their enrollments by working harder to stem the flow of dropouts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 1996
A five-year plan that addresses housing and enrollment issues across Newport-Mesa Unified School District is the topic for a special meeting of trustees today. The board will review a draft of a plan to address districtwide student population growth. The proposal includes three phases to be implemented by 2001. Some of the long-term solutions include adjusting school boundaries and adding portable buildings.
January 26, 1990 |
Community Elementary Intermediate High School College Year (K-9) (7-8) (9-12) (13-14) 1989 195,312 50,416 108,612 *180,840 1988 185,992 48,941 109,758 177,892 1987 177,745 49,182 111,634 167,110 1986 171,669 48,294 117,100 166,806 1985 165,503 48,635 116,213 **154,833 1984 160,587 51,745 116,897 164,961 1983 159,385 55,371 113,520 170,019 1982 161,745 56,889 113,400 192,957 1981 166,933 54,516 116,048 205,622 1980 170,979 53,495 115,843 194,175 Note: Numbers are for full-time and part-time
May 20, 1985 |
Roman Catholic elementary schools, struggling to remain affordable in the face of declining enrollments, continue to win respect as an alternative to American public education. Three of four parochial school teachers are not priests or sisters, however, and 10% of the students are not Catholic.
October 25, 2011 |
For those concerned about the shortage of doctors in the U.S. healthcare system, here is a bit of good news: The number of students enrolling in medical schools has reached its highest level in a decade. More than 19,200 people entered their first year of medical school in 2011, a 3% increase over 2010, according to new data from the nonprofit Assn. of American Medical Colleges. The number of enrollees has been growing steadily since 2001, when medical schools reported 16,365 students entering their first year of medical school.