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TK-12 Enrollment

After sharply increasing at the turn of the millennium, enrollment in California’s K-12 school has been declining slowly, with a sharp dip during the “Great Recession” in 2008-09 and an even greater drop during the Covid pandemic. California school districts and charter schools are funded based on the number of students attending their schools, so enrollment affects how much money goes to these schools.