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Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and secondary School Districts in the United States: 2000-2001
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Thanks are due to Julia Naum, Michael Freeman, and Kathy Chamberlain from the Census Bureau for the creation and production of the tables. Thanks also to Susan Baldridge from Pinkerton Computer Consultants, Inc., who created figure 1 and formatted the document as well as Thuy Dam, who created the 1990-91 table. Special thanks as always go to Lee Hoffman, John Sietsema, and Tai Phan who provided data and editorial support for this report.

The author gratefully acknowledges the comments and suggestions of the reviewers. Reviewers from outside the Department of Education include: Karl Scheff, California Department of Education and Jennifer Sable, Education Statistics Services Institute. Reviewers from the Department of Education include: Alan Ginsburg, Planning and Evaluation Services, Carolyn Lee, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, and the Office of the Budget. Thanks to Kerry Gruber, Frank Johnson, Edie McArthur, and Karen O'Conor, from NCES, for their reviews.

This is the 12th and current publication in the series of reports on the largest school districts in the nation. Copies of this report and other CCD products are available from the Office of Educational Research and Improvement by calling, toll-free, 1-877-4ED-PUBS or on the CCD Web Site at