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Changing Demographics: How Educators Expect Populations to Shift

January 31, 2023

Changing Demographics: How Educators Expect Populations to
The pandemic has had a dramatic effect on student enrollment. Based on a survey of K-12 and postsecondary administrators, this whitepaper focuses on experiences and predictions regarding demographic shifts.

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Renowned for its groundbreaking Core program, Oglethorpe's academically rigorous programs emphasize intellectual curiosity, individual attention, close collaboration among faculty and students, and active learning in relevant field experiences. Oglethorpe joins theory and practice in its Atlanta Laboratory for Learning (A_LAB), an incubator for experiential learning through internships, study abroad, civic engagement, and undergraduate research.

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