Thursday, January 31, 2019
UC Application Drop
...(T)he number of students graduating from California high schools is forecast to top out in six years. And that demographic trend already has hit the nation’s northeastern states, where birthrates began declining years ago and enrollment has dropped even at elite institutions, such as Princeton University and MIT.
“What the California system is experiencing this year is just a taste of some of the challenges it will experience in a decade or so,” said Nathan D. Grawe, a Carleton College professor of economics and social sciences, and author of “Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education.”...