Third graders, from left, Jack McIlhargey, Alexis Trebeau, Krish Babu and Claire Nguyen work on making their own lesson plans at Cardinal Charter Academy in Cary, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Wake County planners say increased competition from charter schools is one reason that they’re lowering the school system’s enrollment projections.
Third graders, from left, Jack McIlhargey, Alexis Trebeau, Krish Babu and Claire Nguyen work on making their own lesson plans at Cardinal Charter Academy in Cary, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Wake County planners say increased competition from charter schools is one reason that they’re lowering the school system’s enrollment projections. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Third graders, from left, Jack McIlhargey, Alexis Trebeau, Krish Babu and Claire Nguyen work on making their own lesson plans at Cardinal Charter Academy in Cary, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Wake County planners say increased competition from charter schools is one reason that they’re lowering the school system’s enrollment projections. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
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Wake County to lower student enrollment projections

December 15, 2015 1:00 AM

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