Colorado’s Kindergarten Math: How A Pandemic Plus Lower Birth Rates are Changing School for Young Learners

Chalkbeat Colorado | Ann Schimke 

“Tangled up with COVID-related enrollment changes are declines associated with Colorado’s shrinking child population, particularly in school districts with aging populations or pricey housing.”

Before the pandemic, the population of 5- to 7-year-olds has declined in several large Colorado counties. Thus, many experts worry that the pandemic will create more school enrollment issues for the already shrinking population of early elementary children.

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