Enrollment Declines and Financial Implications

During the pandemic, America’s school districts have seen historic declines in enrollment. New data show that students and families continue to leave large and mid-sized urban districts in record numbers. What do we know about the real root causes of this trend? And what should be done about it? In this discussion, Daniel Anello (Kids […]

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Weight of the Union: State Efforts to Unionize Public Charter Schools

The vast majority of charter schools do not have unionized staff, but a number of states, particularly those that already have a strong union presence, have seen increased efforts to unionize teachers in charter schools. Illinois lawmakers recently introduced unique legislation that would explicitly tie state funding to the implementation of labor peace agreements in […]

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