As students leave district schools, charters and vocational schools see growth

Financial implications loom from enrollment shifts

MASSACHUSETTS PUBLIC SCHOOLS have seen a large decline in enrollment this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  But the drop is not spread evenly across the public school system. Both charter schools and vocational technical schools have actually seen population increases, even as attendance at traditional district public schools dropped precipitously.  The shift cannot be attributed solely to the pandemic,(...)

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