Burbio School Tracker Weekly Updates

Burbio's  K-12 public education digest  highlights key data points from our team's proprietary research, covering school finances, enrollment, Covid mitigation, and more. 
 
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Week of 5/16: Mask Advisory

This week we look at districts revising policies in the face of rising Covid 19 rates, put some numbers on planned ESSER III spending on Mental...

Week of 5/9: Growth & Decline

This week we look at the Top 15 largest gains and declines across City and Suburban school districts nationwide, plus ESSER III spending and Early...

Week of 5/2: Fresh Air

This week we look at updated enrollment comparisons for 2021/22 versus 2020/21 and detail New Jersey and Pennsylvania. We also examine HVAC and air...

Week of 4/25: Post-Grad

This week we take a look at California's K-12 enrollment figures for 2021/22 versus 2020/21, as well as revised national comparisons that incorporate...

Week of 4/18: Charting ESSER Actuals

This week we look at current ESSER III spending reimbursement levels across the US, as well as examples of teacher retention programs.

Week of 4/11: Charting Enrollment

This week we take a deep dive into public school enrollment by charting trends according to "Locale Classification" as well as trends by grade, both...

Week of 4/4: Unwinding Disruption

For a sample dataset of ESSER III spending plans for 125 school districts with over $3 billion in ESSER III allocations, email dennis@burbio.com or...

Week of 3/28: Virtual Variety

This week we add more states to our overview of K-12 enrollment trends between the 2020/21 and 2021/22 academic years. Mask policy changes have...

Week of 3/21: K-12 Enrollment Trends

Over ninety percent of the Top 500 school districts are now mask-optional. This week we look at K-12 public school enrollments for 2021/22 versus...

Week of 3/14: Covid-Era In-Person Indexes

Over two-thirds of the Top 500 districts are now mask-optional. We take a look at national school opening indexes during the Covid-19 era, and...

Week of 3/7: Mental Health Spending

This week there was an acceleration of districts shifting to mask-optional policies as several states moved up their dates for allowing local...

Week of 2/28: Majority Mask-Optional

For the first time the number of Top 500 districts that are mask-optional exceeds the number that are mask-required, and we expect that trend to...

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