Enrollment surged '85-'04
Enrollment in U.S. public elementary and secondary schools rose 22 percent from 1985 to 2004. The fastest public school growth occurred in the elementary grades (prekindergarten through grade 8).
Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics
COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES PLANNED
Several more private schools have announced commencement dates and locations:
A LITTLE CIVICS
BEN'S GUIDE SHOWS KIDS GOVERNMENT
Go to bensguide.gpo.gov for Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids.This site, sponsored by the Government Printing Office, helps K-12 students learn how our government works. Students can learn about the branches of government, the election process and how laws are made. This includes debate topics, word puzzles, historical documents, and resources for parents and teachers.