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Public Education
‘Absolutely devastated’: California parents angry over school district response to overcrowding

California parents are protesting their local school district after overcrowding led to discussions of relocating students. The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has lost… Read More

February 2, 2024
Public Education
Virginia’s public-school enrollment is declining faster than expected

Public school enrollment in Virginia is decreasing faster than expected, and started going down long before the pandemic, new data reveals. The University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public… Read More

January 24, 2024
Public Education
Public school enrollment is declining in North Carolina, nationwide, amid alt schooling boom

New data reveals the number of North Carolina children being educated outside traditional public schools has nearly doubled over the last decade. In 2013, just 252,000 students… Read More

January 2, 2024
Public Education
Report: Charter school enrollment increases in Georgia

(The Center Square) – Georgia’s public charter school enrollment has grown over the last four years while enrollment at traditional schools has declined. That’s according to state-level data the National… Read More

December 21, 2023
Public Education
Black, Hispanic students lead growth in charter school enrollment

(The Center Square) – Black and Hispanic students are driving North Carolina’s charter school enrollment growth, which ranked third in the nation since 2019 in a new report released this… Read More

December 15, 2023
Public Education
Minnesota school district considers closing three schools as enrollment and funding decline 

A Minnesota school district is proposing the closure of three schools as part of a 10-point proposal to reduce spending.   Rochester Public Schools released the proposed plan, “… Read More

December 1, 2023
Christian Schools
Faithful Catholic colleges see ‘unprecedented’ enrollment numbers, financial support

(The Daily Signal) – As most collegiate institutions grapple with disappointing enrollment, a slew of faithful Catholic colleges are reporting surprising enrollment numbers and financial support. Their success is heralded by… Read More

November 17, 2023
Public Education
California homeschooling up 78% as parents seek better education alternatives

(The Center Square) – Homeschooling in California increased by 78% in the five years between the start of the 2017 and 2022 school years, according to a new analysis from the… Read More

November 2, 2023
Public Education
‘Funding cuts and teacher shortage myths.’ Data analysis reframes PA education issues

(The Center Square) – As Pennsylvania’s legislators prepare to return to Harrisburg to sort out the state’s education system and budget, a new report challenges what they call “funding cuts… Read More

August 29, 2023
Christian Schools
In woke wars, faith-based Virginia schools see enrollment jump

(The Daily Signal) – Schools rooted in a biblical worldview are seeing increased enrollment in Virginia, while public schools are faltering. According to a recent report, Catholic schools in Northern… Read More

August 25, 2023
Public Education
Public education watchdog blasts nationwide practice of prosecuting parents who defy public school zip code assignments

A new report suggests that many parents across the nation are made out to be criminals for enrolling their children in high-performing schools. Their crime? Rebelling against the zip code… Read More

August 11, 2023
Public Education
Michigan public school spending rises while enrollment drops

(The Center Square) – Per student spending in Michigan is up 24.8% over the past 17 years as Michigan has pumped more money into K-12 education while enrollment has been… Read More

August 9, 2023
Christian Schools
Reports: Public school enrollment down 10% in last 15 years in North Carolina

(The Center Square) – Two new reports on homeschooled and private school students in North Carolina are offering snapshots into the long-term trend of parents seeking alternatives to traditional public… Read More

August 7, 2023
Public Education
Report sheds light on declining public-school enrollment in New Hampshire

(The Center Square) – Microschools, learning pods, and other nontraditional types of learning venues continue popping up across New Hampshire as the ripple effects of COVID-19 take shape. A new … Read More

July 25, 2023
Public Education
North Dakota preschool enrollment drops even as state spending increased

(The Center Square) – Preschool enrollment dropped from 12% to 3% in North Dakota last year while state spending per child increased, a new report found. The National Institute for… Read More

May 23, 2023
Public Education
Report: Massachusetts school enrollment declines projected through 2030

(The Center Square) – A new study of public-school enrollment changes reveals that Massachusetts could have a decline over the next several years. Pioneer Institute on Tuesday released Enrollment in… Read More

April 25, 2023
Public Education
Seattle Schools will not consolidate next year despite deficit and budget cuts

(The Center Square) – Seattle Public Schools is working on its upcoming budget to address a $131 million deficit, but no consolidation of schools will occur in the 2023-24… Read More

March 22, 2023
Public Education
‘Ghost students’ cost Wisconsin taxpayers nearly $360 million

(The Center Square)  – Enrollment in Wisconsin’s public schools is down, yet many school districts in the state continue to be paid for students who are no longer in their… Read More

March 3, 2023
Christian Schools
Catholic schools, home schooling retain pandemic enrollment

(National Catholic Register) – When Damon and Lauren Paczkowski discovered that their two children’s public elementary school would only be open for half days in the fall of 2020, they… Read More

March 2, 2023
Public Education
Where did all the public school students go?

More than 1.2 million students left the public system in a COVID-fueled diaspora. A new report examines where they went and why. In Where Kids Went… Read More

February 13, 2023