As much bad news as inner-city school districts typically get, Cincinnati Public Schools keeps the positive news coming. In January CPS was profiled on CNN’s Lou Dobbs Tonight show for their improved graduation rates and by eliminating the achievement gap between white and black students.
The news out today is that enrollment numbers are higher than original projections by State demographers. Maybe this is another indicator supporting Cincinnati’s claim that population projections, for Cincinnati, are actually higher than projected. It might also be a sign of CPS’ improvement and the move back towards public schools by younger families. In either scenario the news is good news.
Bottom line, the excuses for not living in the City continue to go away in Cincinnati.
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