November 20, 2020 / Modified nov 20, 2020 4:11 p.m.

More students switch to homeschooling amid school enrollment woes

Educators discuss the impacts of the shift, including looming cuts to funding as enrollment decreases.

Ami Bunch, a teacher and parent in Tucson, discusses how she's holding up teaching her students online as her children also learn from home. Pima County Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams said about 4,600 students are being homeschooled this year, almost 1,500 more students than previous years. Gabriel Trujillo, the superintendent for Tucson Unified School District, said kids leaving the district means less funding from the state.

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