enrollment decline

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Constraints on Educational Freedom Have Dems Fleeing the Party

White suburban women, who comprise roughly 20% of the electorate, have swung right. Concerns about skyrocketing costs and crime have been top of mind for these women, and for the moms and grandmothers of this population segment, education has been a key driver of their party affiliation change. Read More ›
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Underfunded & Understaffed — The Reoccurring Themes of K-12 Public Education

No regard is given to the poor management of personnel nor the bloated school district bureaucracy and staff rosters. Schools operate an overstaffing model, ignoring enrollment downturns because it positions them well to claim the education system is underfunded, which pulls on the heartstrings of lawmakers and voters. Read More ›
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It’s Not Only Students Taking Flight from Public Schools

Over one and a half million students fled public K-12 schools this fall. The sharp decline in student enrollment has not been the only blow to public schools. Employee shortages in schools abound in all 50 states. Read More ›
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Public School Tactics Feed Private School Enrollment

After enrollment declining significantly nationwide over the past few decades due to rising tuition prices and economic recession periods, private schools are currently experiencing a season of unanticipated growth. Read More ›
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The Problem With Public Schools

Our K-12 public schools serve as the largest employment entity in the U.S. Adult employment is prioritized at the expense of student learning. Bloated bureaucracy consumes dollars that should be spent on students. Read More ›