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Morning Read: LAUSD adds new classes in an effort to halt enrollment decline

LA School Report | August 15, 2016



LAUSD expands class offerings to slow declining enrollment
With most Los Angeles Unified students returning to classes Tuesday after summer break, the nation’s second-largest school district is expected to see its 14th consecutive year of declining enrollment. As of last year, LAUSD schools have lost more than 86,400 students — 15 percent of its population — since 2009-10. The district is projected to lose another 13,500 students this school year and another 13,200 next year, according to budget documents. By Brenda Gazzar, Los Angeles Daily News

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