December 7, 2022

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Education

Think about This from NPR : NPR

Students stroll to their classrooms at a general public center university in Los Angeles, California, September 10, 2021.

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Learners wander to their classrooms at a community center faculty in Los Angeles, California, September 10, 2021.

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Public college enrollment dropped 3 percent nationwide throughout the 2020-2021 school year.

NPR’s instruction group continued to observe enrollment this school yr and observed that whilst districts have obtained pupils, a considerable vast majority are still not back to where they were prior to the pandemic.

A related tale has unfolded in Los Angeles, Chicago and at more community colleges across the nation.

NPR training reporter Cory Turner appeared into why pupils are still not coming back to school and what educational institutions are seeking to do about it.

In the meantime, some of the students not enrolled in community faculty have started being homeschooled through the pandemic. WBHM education and learning reporter Kyra Miles spoke to Black people in Alabama who are choosing that option in escalating quantities.

In taking part areas, you can also hear a regional information segment that will assistance you make feeling of what is heading on in your community.

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This episode was developed by Brianna Scott. It was edited by Anya Kamenetz, Cory Turner, Lee Hale, and Ashley Brown. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.