New York Schools Have Lost 20,000 Students During the Pandemic

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Thousands of parents who were forced to homeschool during the COVID-19 pandemic have opted to continue educating their children at home.

Home schooling booms in New York as pandemic drags on

The pandemic led to a quiet revolution in traditional K-12 public education: More than 20,000 children in New York have left public school since the 2019-2020 year and are now taught at home, according to data from the state Education Department.

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