For the first time in nearly a decade, the Carson City School District has increased enrollment after steadily dropping since 2003.
The district reported 7,635 students showed up for school Friday - the official count day for the state of Nevada - up 41 from last year's count.
"It is always better news than going the other direction," said Superintendent
Richard Stokes. "It's a good sign."
In Nevada, schools receive funding, known as the per pupil allotment, based on the number of students involved. The district will receive $6,109 per student enrolled in first through 12th grades, while district funding …