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Call to support Rural Teachers after police brutality 

​There is a call to help @RuralTeacherZim‘s 10 day march. Contact Margaret Chinowaita on 00263772430660 for more details.

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Citizens Move Zimbabwe

Rural teachers march 200km demanding better treatment

The Rural Teachers Union in Zimbabwe (RTUZ) started a 200km march on Monday 15 August 2016. The 10-day march will be from Mutawatawa in Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe (UMP) to Harare as part of advocacy for the betterment of rural education. 32 more words

Citizens Move Zimbabwe

DPI: Sparsity Aid to go to 141 Rural School Districts

The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has announced that 141 small rural school districts across the state will share in $17.7 million in sparsity aid for general school operations. 151 more words

State Issue

Standing Alone

When I travel around in my adopted state of Kansas, I often come across a deserted building like this one.  My mind wanders…I start to think,  “What’s the story here?” 358 more words

High Cost Transportation Aid Eludes Many Rural Districts

We recently posted about the Department of Public Instruction’s (DPI) announcement that it distributed $7.5 million in aid to districts with above-average student transportation costs last month through the High Cost Transportation Aid program. 133 more words

State Issue

Teacher Shortage: Colorado Bill Focuses on Rural Districts

From EdWeek: Rural school districts in Colorado would receive help finding and keeping teachers if legislation passed by state lawmakers last week is signed by the governor, according to a story by The Colorado Independent. 258 more words

State Issue

A Really Big Advantage to a Really Small School

One of Wolfe Island’s good life features is the small schools. Although there are disadvantages of tiny schools to be sure, there are also some very big advantages. 342 more words

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