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photo - Kindergarten Classroom Table with Alphabet Letters K–12 Enrollment Declines Vary across Districts Public school enrollment in California declined by nearly 3% between 2019–20 and 2020–21. Drops in enrollment vary across school districts, though there is little evidence that the size of the decline is related to reopening, demographics, or other district-level factors. Read More
photo - Elementary Students Leaving School and Wearing Masks Digging into Enrollment Drops at California Public Schools Statewide, public K–12 enrollment declined nearly 3%—or over 160,000 students—in 2020–21, with kindergarten numbers falling the most. Read More
photo - A Boy Distance Learning and Using Laptop A Year into Distance Learning, California’s Digital Divide Persists Although more K–12 students now have access to computer devices compared to last spring, disparities in internet access generally have not narrowed in the past year. Read More
photo - Elementary School Students Wearing Masks and Standing in a Line Outside of School Video: Californians and Education PPIC’s Rachel Lawler and Mark Baldassare discuss new survey findings about Californians’ views on student learning during the pandemic, Governor Newsom’s handling of K–12 education, and other topics. Read More
photo - Teacher Delivering Instruction Online Video: Distance Learning Strategies in California Schools An expert panel discusses new PPIC research on how K–12 districts across the state have handled distance learning amid the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
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