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Class Size
Jefferson faces transfer worries
The Courier-Journal
30,000 students may be eligible

By Chris Kenning
[email protected]
August 4, 2004

More than 30,000 Jefferson County students would be eligible to transfer to higher-performing schools because their public schools failed to meet federal academic standards, according to preliminary data released yesterday.

But district officials say they have only enough room at schools that met the federal standards to accommodate a fraction o...
Despite 'No Child' Law, Few Transfer Slots in D.C. Schools
Washington Post
By Sewell Chan and Valerie Strauss
Washington Post Staff Writers
Tuesday, August 3, 2004; Page A01

Students at nearly half of the District's public schools are entitled to switch schools under the federal No Child Left Behind law, according to test scores released yesterday, but D.C. officials said such transfers will be highly restricted because there are not enough open slots at higher-performing schools.

Sixty-eight of the 149 city schools that wer...
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