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Enrollment increases at Christian school in Abilene, Texas

Ted Presley leads an anthropology class at Abilene Christian High School on Monday. (Photo by Greg Kendall-Ball, Abilene Reporter-News, www.reporternews.com)

The Abilene Reporter-News in Texas reports:

In these tough economic times, people everywhere are tightening their belts and making important decisions about how they spend their money.
And those decisions sometimes include the question: “Can we afford a private school?”
Craig Fisher, CEO and president of Abilene Christian Schools, said his school has seen a steady increase in enrollment over the past four years. Today they are nearly at capacity.
Four years ago, the three schools that make up the ACS system had 255 students in prekindergarten through 12th grade; now there are 328 students.

Read the full story.
See a June 2010 Christian Chronicle story on the financial woes faced by some Christian schools outside the Bible Belt.

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