by Kurt Hildebrand

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September 18, 2013
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Douglas enrollment down to 6,120

Douglas County schools are four students and two five-star schools shy of last year, according to data released this week. The unofficial number of students on Friday’s count day was 6,120, down from 6,124 students last year. “I’ve been checking for the last few weeks and it felt like we’d leveled off,” Superintendent Lisa Noonan said. Count day is a critical component of Nevada’s funding for public schools. State financial support is based on the number of students who are in school on one day in September. “It’s important to our funding system,” she said. “It’s all tied to the …

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