- Harris Poll: Education Political Driver for Parents Ahead of Midterm Elections
A survey of more than 5,000 parents released today found education ranks high among their concerns ahead of the critical midterm elections — and that 82% would vote for someone outside their party if the candidate’s education >
Jun 21, 9:31 AM:
- College enrollment drops 1.4M students, threatening long-term stability of higher education
- Jun 21, 9:29 AM: New concerns are being raised about the long-term outlook of higher education as enrollment numbers continue to decline and coronavirus relief funds run out.
- Enrollment losses in NYC public schools even sharper than predicted, down 80,000 in two years
- > Jun 16, 9:41 AM: City public school registers have fallen to roughly 920,000 students for the 2021-2022 school year, according to finalized enrollment data from the Education Department. That’s 20,000 fewer students than the agency’s preliminary
- School Enrollment Crashed in Fall 2020, the Steepest Drop Since 1943
Schools experienced the largest single-year drop in enrollment since World War II during the first year of the COVID-10 pandemic, new data from the National Center for Education Statistics’ 2022 Condition of Education Report >
Jun 9, 7:57 AM:
- Parents Flee The Public School System As Charter Schools See Surge In Enrollment
- Jun 9, 7:54 AM: Partial blame for the decline in public schools can be attributed to the pandemic; though the trends have been occurring for several years, the report claimed.
- 9 charts that explain Denver’s declining enrollment challenge
- Jun 9, 7:50 AM: Declining enrollment is arguably the most pressing issue facing Denver Public Schools, and the district’s latest annual report takes a deep dive into current numbers and future predictions.
- Public charter schools making enrollment progress in West Virginia
- > Jun 9, 6:50 AM: The West Virginia Professional Charter School Board met virtually Wednesday morning to receive updates on the progress of the state’s first two brick-and-mortar public charter schools and the first two statewide virtual public
- Rapid growth sparks classroom demand for some Florida schools
- Jun 8, 10:07 AM: Some Florida school districts shrank during the pandemic, as some students found other options they preferred and some just stayed away.
- Minnesota public school enrollment declines
Minnesota's enrollment decline ranked as the 26th steepest out of 46 states that had data available, according to a national survey by the American Enterprise Institute and the College Crisis Initiative at Davidson College. >
Jun 6, 8:56 AM:
- A Wake-Up Call for Public Education
- Jun 2, 9:18 AM: Nearly 1.3 million students have left public schools since the pandemic began. Most states have seen enrollment declines for two straight years. In New York City, K-12 enrollment has dropped by an astounding 9%.
- Schools need emergency plans of action for student enrollment shifts
- > Mar 29, 10:04 AM: Combine parents finding alternative learning options for their children with millions of missing students unaccounted for in our school systems, and the result is the U.S. experiencing a 3 percent drop in the number of reported
- Pulling back the curtain on Boston’s new exam school admission process
- Mar 28, 6:47 AM: The new admission process for Boston’s exam schools is off to a rocky start, marked by last-minute recruitment of students and a potential two-month delay in admission decisions.
- ‘Everything is on the table’ as IPS addresses enrollment decline and too many schools
- Mar 23, 5:53 AM: Indianapolis Public Schools has too few students for the number of buildings in the district. A dozen of those facilities in use are in poor or worse condition, district leaders say.
- California school enrollment over two decades: gains and losses by region with pandemic year drops
- > Mar 23, 5:51 AM: For two decades, K-12 enrollment in California was stable, hovering between 6.1 million and 6.2 million students. But within the state, there was movement: sharp enrollment declines in coastal counties – the rural north and urban
- Where have all the students gone? Over 100,000 left New York public schools over a two-year period
- Mar 23, 5:50 AM: According to the Empire Center, over the last two years there has been a combined 5% drop in K-12 enrollment in the state with more than 100,000 students exiting the state's public school system.
- ‘Everything on the table’ as IPS addresses enrollment decline and too many schools
- > Mar 22, 8:16 AM: Nearly $500 million in improvements, repairs and other deferred maintenance is needed to fix these and other school buildings, according to a recent analysis the district commissioned. The analysis also found the district has the
- Forty percent of CPS schools to see budget cuts amid enrollment declines
- Mar 21, 6:05 AM: CPS says it’s giving low enrollment schools extra money and taking over $50 million in costs so principals can spend that money as they wish.
- Southwick school budget rises 3.32% though enrollment continues to slide
- Mar 18, 5:55 AM: The required minimum local contributions for the fiscal 2023 budget of the Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional School District are increasing significantly this year after a rare decrease last year.
- K-12 public school enrollment still down after pandemic
- Mar 17, 6:04 AM: Public school enrollment across the state fell during the COVID pandemic, accelerating a trend that has occurred over the last two decades.
- CPS selective enrollment schools to accept fewer affluent students under proposed change
- > Mar 11, 6:58 AM: In one of his first major moves as CEO, Pedro Martinez is proposing the school district drop part of the current system that awards 30% of the seats at these schools strictly based on a student’s seventh grade marks and test