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Utah charter school enrollment dips for the 1st time in at least a decade

Posted at 8:05 AM, Dec 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-13 10:05:53-05

The Salt Lake Tribune says enrollment at Utah’s charter schools — which have seen explosive growth in the past as they’ve attempted to be “education’s disruptors” — declined this year for the first time in at least a decade.

The dip is largely unexpected but follows a particularly chaotic year for charters in the state. One was forced to close with millions in debts owed to overseas investors. Another filed for bankruptcy.A third was ordered to shut down after less than two years in operation.

Read the full story at The Salt Lake Tribune.