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Enrollment jumps at MV Whisman

Original post made on Oct 14, 2010

Enrollment is up substantially this fall at local elementary and middle schools. Officials speculate that the marked — and unanticipated — rise is due, in part, to an influx of military families moving into Moffett Field housing, as well as fewer fifth-graders than usual leaving the district.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 24, 2010, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Marketing Spin, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Oct 14, 2010 at 2:03 pm

Nice marketing spin... Only two or three students over the [revised] target student-teacher ratio...
So let's do some math...
~ last year 20-1 ratio
~ this year 28-1 ratio

Since when is a 40% y-o-y increase not cause for alarm?


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