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JFC Approves Rep. Czaja Proposal for School Technology Funding

The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) Thursday voted unanimously in support of a motion by Rep. Mary Czaja (R-Irma) to provide funding for a variety of technology-related needs that will be of benefit to many Wisconsin school districts and particularly to small rural school districts.   89 more words

State Issue

Rural teaching: the hard side

My fifth semester of teaching in the rural Eastern Cape will be drawing to a close in a few months.  That’s half the time which I should have owed and worked back to the government for the 10 semesters (5 years) they financed my studies, but it hasn’t been that contract that has kept me here.   1,085 more words

Rural Teaching

Broken education, failing children

Education in rural North West is in a shambles, and it is failing our children. Not the children failing school – the education system is broken and it fails to meet the needs (and rights) of children. 650 more words

Schools And Education In South Africa

Country School Conference 2015 Registration Open

Republished from a message from the keyboard of Richard Lewis:

Hello Country School Enthusiasts!

Registration is now open for the 2015 Country School Association of America Conference… 276 more words


Dorchester Mayor JJ Bear on potential closure of Dorchester Consolidated School

We spoke with JJ Bear, Mayor of Dorchester, on the morning after the first public session in the Anglophone East School District’s sustainability study, which could lead to the closure of the school later this year. 146 more words

Boardwalk Radio

A Rural Texas Schoolteacher Remembers...

 G.M.C. Massey, previously noted as a strict disciplinarian, also wrote of having a positive impact on many students over his 20 years of teaching in rural Texas schools, 1900-1920. 1,308 more words


"Discipline" in a Rural Texas School, 1900

My grandfather, G.M.C. Massey, started teaching in 1900, when he was 20. In his memoirs written 60 years later, he described this early teaching experience that earned him a reputation as a disciplinarian. 1,324 more words