BOULDER, Colo. – The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) has released a new analysis, How the Pandemic Compounds Education Pipeline Challenges.
This report is based upon updated data that suggests potentially greater long-term public school enrollment challenges, as well as recommendations for educational leaders and policymakers as they continue to grapple with the impacts of COVID-19 on the K-12 pipeline. Additional state-level public school enrollment and high school graduate data obtained since the 2020 Knocking at the College Door are also available with this release.
Visit https://knocking.wiche.edu/ to access the full report, data, charts, and more.
Since 1953, the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education has been strengthening higher education, workforce development, and behavioral health throughout the region. By promoting innovation, cooperation, resource sharing, and sound public policy, WICHE strengthens higher education’s contributions to the region’s social, economic, and civic life. WICHE members include Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawai’i, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States. Visit wiche.edu.