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School Enrollment Rates

School enrollment rates measure how many individuals are attending educational institutions at various levels. School enrollment rates are maintained for various types of institutions, including day care centers, preschools, K–12 schools, and colleges and universities. Data regarding school enrollment rates are collected by a variety of sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau, federal agencies, state departments of education, and the educational institutions themselves, as well as other groups, organizations, and government offices. This information is useful not only for school planning purposes but also for social agencies and businesses that make decisions regarding the services and products that are needed. School enrollment rates are thus used to make a wide range of decisions by those responsible for planning and strategy in both private and ...

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