comscore Pandemic leads to shrinking enrollment at Hawaii schools
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Pandemic leads to shrinking enrollment at Hawaii schools

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2020
                                Hawaii’s total enrolled student count dropped to 208,139 for the 2021-2022 school year, down from 211,356 the previous year. Above, desks were spaced out in a classroom at Aikahi Elementary School during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.

    ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2020

    Hawaii’s total enrolled student count dropped to 208,139 for the 2021-2022 school year, down from 211,356 the previous year. Above, desks were spaced out in a classroom at Aikahi Elementary School during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.

An unexpected “disappearance” of thousands of students from school enrollment in Hawaii during the COVID-19 pandemic has some education officials concerned that parents might have withdrawn their children without following procedures mandated by state law, technically making them truant. Read more

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