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Board Members to Discuss Schools of Choice Enrollment Tonight

The decision to allow for limited open enrollment was made on April 16.

Trenton Board of Education members are expected to discuss schools of choice enrollment at tonight's regularly scheduled board of education meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the .

The final day for registration for schools of choice students was June 1.

There were 34 applications mailed out to prospective students including eight kindergartners, six first graders and 20 ninth graders according to the superintendent's report available on the Trenton Public Schools website.

Of the 34 applications mailed out, 23 students registered including eight kindergartners, four first graders and 11 ninth graders.

This is the first year have adopted the schools of choice policy.

The decision to allow for .

Ron June 11, 2012 at 04:02 PM
Seems they didn't get the numbers they expected by the June 1st deadline. Could the reason be that Trenton Schools are no longer considered the premere school district downriver by those outside the community? What is the chance that this school board will either extend the deadline or open enrollment to other grades in hopes in attracting additional outside students? Should the latter prove to be true, its only means that we were all lied to. This school board still thinks that schools of choice is the quick fix to their yet unresolved budget problems.

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