Missouri & Kansas COVID Dropout Cont'd

It would be hard to debate that decline of American Public Education after they closed the schools down during the pandemic. 

The so-called "two weeks to flatten the curve" never really worked and now the consequences of a policy decision continue to linger over the course of a generation.

Here's the science . . .

Enrollment in Missouri’s public schools dropped by 2% from the 2019-2020 school year to the 2022-2023 school year — making up nearly 18,000 students.

Public school enrollment in Kansas is down about 16,000 students from its peak in 2015. Statewide enrollment numbers just released for 2023-2024 show 505,515 students in school this year, a 3% drop from the 2014-2015 school year.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Thousands of students in Kansas and Missouri have left public education. Here's why

Missouri and Kansas public schools enroll thousands of fewer students compared to before the pandemic, in part, because of a homeschooling boom and declining birth rates.