Innovation in School Design

A recent report from Transcend, a national organization focused on innovation in school design, surveyed more than 100 education providers and experts to identify “instructive lessons for extraordinary learning.” Stand Together Trust reported on three key findings from the report regarding innovative education models. Key finding 1: Promising education models were fueled by powerful agreements … Read more

How does your state rank for open enrollment?

A recent report from Reason Foundation found that only 11 states have mandatory open enrollment laws, while 26 states allow public schools to charge tuition to public school transfer students. “In the United States, school assignments are determined by families’ residences, casting unseen dividing lines in communities throughout the country. These government-imposed district boundaries or … Read more

Public schools see enrollment decline post-Covid

According to The 74, California state data projects at least 10% drops in student enrollment in public schools over the next decade. Similarly, a study from Tyton Partners shows a 9% decrease in families reporting their children are enrolled in public schools. “[M]ost students exited their district public schools to enroll in charter schools and … Read more