number of K-12 students in Virginia public
is projected to rise by nearly 30,000
over the next five years, according to
a study by the University of Virginia’s
Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
The additional number of students would
add at least $275 million to educational
the cost per student remained the same
as the current level of $9,202, according
to Michael Spar, a Weldon Cooper Center
researcher who conducted the study. Full
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