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Study shows significant midyear turnover among D.C. students

By Laura Devaney
February 13th, 2013

Thousands of students move in and out of the District’s traditional and charter schools during the middle of the academic year, according to a new report, a significant level of student transfer that raises broad questions about how the city’s public education is delivered and funded, reports the Washington Post. The report, from the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, analyzes the movement of students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade during the 2011-12 school year…

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Laura Devaney is the eSchool News Managing Editor. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Laura interned at eSchool Media while attending UMD, and upon graduating, Laura was lucky enough to join the eSchool Media team. She enjoys covering mobile and handheld technologies, BYOD trends, equity in broadband access, and special education. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, boating, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura