Public schools could face an influx of private school students unless leaders act. And the combined threat of inadequate state revenue to fund currently enrolled students combined with a surge of private school students who have been paying into but not using their local schools could be disastrous.
Visit ExcelinEd.org and check out the blog posts below to learn how your state can utilize the CARES Act and other emergency federal funds to help stabilize an educational fiscal cliff.
What Others Are Saying
Private schools are sending out an #SOS as they face closure in the fallout of #COVID-19. This will mean not only💔for families & communities, but a flood of students into public schools that have less 💰 to teach them. via @RonMatus1 #help 🙏 🙏 🙏 https://t.co/oCgOJkxmvc
— redefinED (@redefinEDonline) April 29, 2020
Strong leadership from @GovStitt.
— Sam Duell (@DuellSays) April 18, 2020
The K-12 Financial Cliff: What States Could Face If Students Switch Schooling Sectors https://t.co/jdIlUwexJ8
— Ginny Gentles (@ginnygentles) April 21, 2020
Another good read, this one from @CandalCara @ExcelinEd, spelling out how tough times coming for private schools in America will have negative spillover on public schools & state budgets. https://t.co/dD29PR5Mv2
— Ron Matus (@RonMatus1) April 17, 2020
What would it cost #Florida taxpayers if just 10% of private school students go back to district schools this fall? What about 30 percent? HInt: A graph might look a lot like a #coronavirus curve. via @matthewladner @RobertEnlow https://t.co/mVL0cZhhlb
— redefinED (@redefinEDonline) April 21, 2020