COVID-19 Pandemic Cuts Enrollment at Some Washington State Colleges, Forces Others to Reimagine Higher EdOctober 19, 2020 |
by Katherine Long
Washington’s colleges and universities were braced for a big drop in enrollment this fall, expecting college kids to opt out of remotely taught classes and defer their educations for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.
The good news: Most kids showed up after all. The not-so-good news: Colleges are reporting that students from low-income families were more likely to hold back.