Stange comments on decreased enrollment rates

March 14, 2022 Bridge Michigan

Public school districts saw a drop in enrollment during the pandemic, with parents moving their students to private schools with COVID-19 rules parents were happier with. Enrollment rates are staying steady, a sign that those parents have decided to keep their children in private schools. 

“Districts had a hard time pleasing everybody," Kevin Stange, associate professor of public policy, explained. "Things are not back to normal.”