Digest of Education Statistics: Elementary and Secondary Education

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The online digest notes a 6 percent increase in elementary and secondary enrollment from 1994 to 1999, while enrollment in nursery and kindergarten rose by 14 percent in the past decade. The rise in children identified as learning disabled led to a 2 percentage point increase in the number of students served by programs for the disabled. 8 pages. Free online. National Center for Education Statistics, 1990 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20006. (202) 502-7300, www.nces.ed.gov/pubs2002/digest2001/ch2.asp.