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 3/22: Where It Is Still Virtual

Over half of US K-12 students now attend schools with traditional learning and less than twenty percent attend virtual-only schools. The new 3 feet...

Week of 3/15: Executive Actions

The number of students attending virtual dropped by 2.9% this week to 20.8%. Middle and high school students returned to in-person learning a bit...

Week of 3/8: California Lagging

This week the percent of students attending "virtual" schools dropped to under 25% on a national level. "Always Virtual" regions are returning their...

Week of 3/1: The Long Phase-Ins

This week the percent of students attending "virtual" schools dropped by over three percentage points as 'Always Virtual' areas continue returning...

Week of 2/22: K-5 Crosses 50% Traditional

This week the number of K-12 students attending virtual-only schools dropped below one-third for the first time as "Always Virtual" regions continued...

Week of 2/15: Mapping the CDC Guidelines

This week the number of K-12 students attending virtual-only schools continued to drop, albeit at a slower rate than recent weeks as the part of the...

Week of 2/8: Breakthroughs & Breakdowns

This week the number of K-12 students attending virtual-only schools dropped to its lowest point since we began tracking the index as "Always...

Week of 1/25: School Splits

This week we saw the biggest drop in "virtual-only" students since September as many districts returned to in-person learning after precautionary...

Week of 1/18: Returns

This week the percentage of students attending virtual only schools dropped for the first time since early November.

Week of 1/11: Virtual Rising

Virtual-only learning rose slightly this week. The data from our report is through Sunday January 10th. Many virtual districts from the Midwest and...

Week of 1/4: 2021 Outlook

Virtual-only learning rose further above 50 percent this week as additional schools went virtual upon returning from school break.  We expect this to...

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