Education Nation

Public education has been an ongoing conversation over the last 150 years. Of our nation’s 330M inhabitants, approximately 55M are aged 5 – 18 years and receive variations of public and private schooling. Approximately 98% of young Americans in the K-12 grade levels attend public schools, 1.5 percent attend private schools and the remaining .5% attend a variation thereof (i.e. charters, home-school, forest school, etc.). There are approximately 16,000 school districts (and this does not include US territories or schools falling under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs) nationwide, each with their own governance structures at local...

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