Planning for declining enrollment in single high school districts
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Institute of Education in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • High school facilities -- Planning -- United States.,
  • High school attendance -- United States.,
  • School attendance -- United States.,
  • School facilities -- Extended use -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEducational Facilities Laboratories ; Ellen Bussard and Alan C. Green.
ContributionsGreen, Alan C., Educational Facilities Laboratories., United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement., National Institute of Education (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 78 p. :
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17656074M

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Declining enrollment in Minnesota schools is the subject of this collection of five case studies and one planning manual. The information in the manual and in.   When enrollment numbers are declining, school districts must find a better way to engage families, provide transparent enrollment options, and market their schools across communities. A strategic approach to enrollment management provides a competitive advantage. Declining enrollment in Minnesota schools is the subject of this collection of five case studies and one planning manual. The information in the manual and in the case studies of representative school districts is published together to provide persons interested in overall state policy with examples in enough detail to provide a sense of what is happening in districts differing in population. Bussard, E. PLANNING FOR DECLINING ENROLLMENT IN SINGLE HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICTS. New York: Educational Facilities Labs, ED EDUCATION THE NAME OF THE GAME IS COOPERATION AREA-WIDE PLAN for Marshall, MN: Southwest and West Central Education Cooperative Service Unit, ED

  That’s how much state funding Baltimore City Public Schools lost to declining student enrollment in the fiscal year. Baltimore is just one of several major city school districts in recent years forced to wrestle with the economic reality of declining enrollment, due to shifting demographics, school choice, and other challenges. The system where schools are funded on a per pupil basis makes sense on paper but it has created many negative effects. This is one of them. The effect is schools with declining enrollment (often poorer communities) lose resources. With no raises, the best teachers move on to wealthier growing districts.   For 12 years, I worked at a private university in Michigan and provided leadership to turnaround their declining enrollment. During my tenure, we nearly doubled the enrollment. For the past 13 years, I have worked with independent schools to grow their enrollment. Working with schools is my passion. I love the challenge of helping a school grow.   It is used for planning facilities needs for either pupil enrollment growth or decline. Q. Why should a school district develop and maintain a long-range facilities plan? A. By means of such a plan, a school district is enabled to.

that “charters have accounted for the entire increase in U.S. public school enrollments since ”. Nobody running a school or district likes to lose students. Downsizing is painful. It’s so much easier to grow. The kids who exit almost never do so in ways that conform to district budgets and staffing ratios.   That is the conclusion of Planning for Declining Enrollment in Single High School Districts, a report recently issued by the National Institute of Education . Strategies to Increase Enrollment, Retention, and Graduation Rates By Patricia Y. Talbert abstract: Student retention in postsecondary institutions continues to be a vexing problem, as graduation rates have continued to decline over the last decade. To be a competitive force in the global economy, it is crucial to keep students in school. The Sonoma Valley Unified School District should prepare for a more than 10 percent decline in student enrollment by , according to consultants hired to analyze the district’s demographic data. And two Valley schools should brace for a more than 20 percent drop in numbers over the next 10 years.