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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


District Education Council Chair Tamara Nichol on potential closure of Dorchester Consolidated School

On February 17, 2015, the Anglophone East School District’s District Education Council voted to conduct a sustainability study on Dorchester Consolidated School. Late last week, the District announced a timeline for determining whether to close the school or keep it open. 147 more words

Boardwalk Radio

It is what it is (and it ain't what it was)

The wind is blowing strongly outside and I can hear it against the zinc roof.  The elements are harsh here.  Window frames rust in the salty sea air.  2,078 more words

Classroom Renovation Project