The pandemic has pretty much destroyed public education as a great many parents simply don't trust health assurances and local schools are surprisingly abandoned.
Take a look:
LEAWOOD, KS (KCTV) -- Right now, families across the metro are faced with tough decisions. KCTV5 is your School Authority and KCTV5's Abby Dodge has spent days investigating how many families have pulled their kids out of local school districts. A source with the Olathe Public Schools said they are down 1,100 students, and that matches a trend we're seeing.