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Pitman School District Weighs School Choice Program to Fight Declining Enrollment
4/4/14 | NJ.com
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California’s Districts of Choice
Summer 2014 | Education Next
In New Jersey, Andy Polhamus reports on discussions taking place in Pitman, a school district faced with declining enrollment that is considering opening up its schools to students from other districts.
A new article by June Kronholz in Ed Next looks at the impact on a school district in Riverside, California of opening up its schools to students from outside the district.
“Does it make money? No. But does it keep our people employed? Yes. Does it keep our financial situation stable? Yes. Does it increase educational options? Yes,” says Timothy Walker, who oversees the program at Riverside.