Dozens of area schools operating over recommended enrollment

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Some of the most successful public schools in Maryland and Virginia are also the most crowded, a News4 I-Team investigation has found.

Rapid population growth coupled with limited funding of new school construction has left dozens of public schools operating above recommended enrollment -- and led some schools to the widespread use of portable classrooms.

One school had to buy and plans to renovate a nearby 5-story office building to handle the overflow.

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