washington state education http://kplu.org en Private school enrollment down as parents struggle to pay http://kplu.org/post/private-school-enrollment-down-parents-struggle-pay <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-952603.mp3</p><p>The recession is forcing Washington families to make tough decisions about their children’s education. As incomes have dwindled, so has attendance at private schools. In the past few years, <a href="http://www.k12.wa.us/DataAdmin/pubdocs/P105/2010-11_Enrollment_by_Ethnicity.xls">the schools have lost nearly 3,000 kids</a>, according to data reported to the state.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 15 Feb 2011 18:32:49 +0000 Charla Bear 801 at http://kplu.org