The Education Exchange: How Declining Birth Rates Could Affect Schools



By 03/25/2019

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A decline in birth rates in the U.S. could mean that the school-aged population will spiral downward in the next decade and beyond.

Would this be a disaster for schools? Or could there be a silver lining?

Mike Petrilli, president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss his new article, “The Baby Bust Goes to School.”

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