TITLE

Market capsule: Where the school crunch will hit

PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
FoodService Director;04/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information relating to the population in public and private schools in the United States. Forecast concerning the total population of the schools by year 2007; Grades in which the biggest increases are predicted; Number of schools which will have to be built to handle the rising population.
ACCESSION #
532431

 

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