A survey of public school concerns points to significant benefits for charters.education
More than a quarter of California parents moved their children to new schools during the pandemic. Most say they want to give their children a different experience and are unhappy with COVID protocols and learning and mental health support.
Charter schools saw the largest increase in student numbers, with 23% of parents sending their children to charter schools after the switch compared to just 15% before the switch. Parents are more likely to live in the Los Angeles area, followed by the Central Valley and Bay Area. The poll also showed that parents who switched their children to home schooling increased her by 4 percentage points.