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Atlanta Public Schools Shrink as City Grows

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Atlanta Public Schools Shrink as City Grows

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Atlanta Public Schools Shrink as City Grows

Atlanta Public Schools Shrink as City Grows

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Atlanta is part of one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country, but the public school system is shrinking. The district has lost several thousand students in the last few years. Some educators say gentrification and the redevelopment of public housing projects are pushing children out of the school system. Susanna Capelouto of Georgia Public Radio reports.