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Public school enrollment down
Sep 23, 7:26 AM:

Public school enrollment on Hawaii Island declined for a third straight year, according to data recently released by the Department of Education.

S.F. schools welcome 1,000 more students than expected this year: ‘An optimistic sign’
Sep 21, 10:29 AM:

San Francisco schools saw about 1,000 more students than expected this fall, a slowing of a financially devastating decline in enrollment and bolstering hopes that fewer families will flee the district in the wake of the >

California poll finds parents leaving traditional public for charter schools
Sep 20, 9:42 AM:

More than one in four California parents have switched their child’s school during the pandemic with most transferring from traditional public to charter schools, according to the 2022 PACE/USC Rossier Poll.

Orange County Board of Ed to hold special forum on charter schools
Sep 20, 9:23 AM:

The Orange County Board of Education, tasked with supporting public schools, is hosting a forum on a specific type of institution: charters.

Private, homeschool enrollment on the rise in RI
Sep 20, 7:28 AM:

Public school students are back in the classroom with no COVID-19 restrictions for the first time since 2019, but private schools in Rhode Island are reporting record enrollment and homeschool co-ops are also on the rise.

Public school enrollment up in Miami-Dade this year
Sep 19, 9:59 AM:

Miami-Dade County Public Schools leads the tri-county area in school enrollment totals this year.

Missouri changes enrollment, funding and testing rules for full-time virtual learners
Sep 15, 7:00 AM:

Students no longer have to seek approval from their "home" district to enroll full-time with Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program — or MOCAP — providers hosted by higher education institutions or school districts, >

Homeschooling growth continues following pandemic
Sep 15, 6:56 AM:

Likely sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the trend of parents and families entering into the homeschooling arena continues to grow as an alternative form of education.

Charlotte parents are choosing charter schools. What’s required to enroll your child
Sep 14, 5:12 AM:

More Charlotte parents are choosing charter schools in favor of traditional public schools. In Mecklenburg County, charter school enrollment continues to grow, while numbers have declined in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools since >

Public School Withdrawals to Homeschool Rise 40%
Sep 14, 5:04 AM:

According to the most recent data released by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in an open records request to the Texas Home School Coalition (THSC), withdrawals from public school to homeschool in the spring of 2021 were 40% up >

Four charter schools could hit enrollment of 1,500
Aug 12, 9:14 AM:

Enrollment in West Virginia’s four public charter schools could reach 1,500 as the final schools open for their first school year later this month.

Public Schools Have No One But Themselves To Blame For Enrollment Drops
Aug 9, 8:57 AM:

All over the country, public schools are experiencing a noticeable decline in enrollment due to serious problems that aren’t being fixed.

Cities face crisis as fewer kids enroll and schools shrink
Aug 8, 10:54 AM:

 Across the U.S., COVID-19 relief money is helping to subsidize growing numbers of big-city schools with small numbers of students

Enrollment levels impact funding for area schools
Aug 3, 8:12 AM:

The pandemic hit school districts hard in 2020, with Wisconsin schools losing 25 thousand students, and statewide, it hasn't quite bounced back.

Charter schools keep expanding in North Carolina
Aug 3, 8:09 AM:

Charter schools — publicly funded schools that are independently run — continue to expand across the state, with 207 charter schools statewide heading into the upcoming school year. Mecklenburg County has 34.

Cities across the U.S. face crisis as fewer kids enroll in public schools
Aug 2, 10:33 AM:
A state law prohibits Chicago from closing or consolidating schools until 2025. And across the U.S., COVID-19 relief money is helping subsidize shrinking schools. But when the money runs out in a few years, officials will face a >
In new school year, some Indianapolis charter schools grow
Aug 2, 10:25 AM:
Since opening its first Englewood campus in 2017, Purdue Polytechnic has grown from just 140 freshmen to over 600 students on that campus alone, Executive Director Scott Bess said. The north campus at Broad Ripple High School, >
California schools have seen huge enrollment declines. Where are all the students?
Jul 27, 8:10 AM:

California's K-12 enrollment decline of more than 270,000 students since the pandemic began is largely attributable to people leaving the state, not enrolling children in transitional kindergarten or kindergarten, or deciding to >

Analysts: Teacher ranks have increased while enrollment has dropped
Jul 22, 10:37 AM:

While research centers and public agencies have widely reported a statewide educator shortage of over 1,000 this year, teacher ranks have actually gone up, analysts for the Legislative Finance and Legislative Education Study >

D.C.’s changing public school enrollment: Trends by race and grade band
Jul 22, 10:14 AM:

To better understand the underlying factors that lead to these shifts, we examine changes in birth trends and changes in enrollment preferences by race.



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