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The California Department of Education recently revealed startling numbers about California schools.

Enrollment in our state’s public schools dropped by nearly 3%, with more than 160,000 students withdrawing from public schools.

Students in kindergarten to sixth grade made up 88% of the drop in enrollment, and white students had the biggest decline in numbers at 0.7%. On the other hand, Hispanic and Latino students increased their enrollment numbers by 0.4%.

Brittany Cufaude, the founder of Joyful Classrooms, joined Mae to discuss these results and options for families.