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On Keplar Elementary, Economies of Scale, and the Hard Sell

As soon as word got out that the district was eyeing two schools for closure, folks from the Keplar community started gearing up for battle. … 2,108 more words

Hawkins County

Where the children have no place

An incomplete rectangular hall with no roof, windows and doors stands on the north-eastern section of Eklavya Model Residential School’s campus. Inside, foliage grows wild and a scaffold table lies toppled. 760 more words

Arunachal Pradesh

A Passion for the Past: The Webb School in McKenzie, Tennessee

By Annabeth Hayes, CHP Graduate Research Assistant

This is only my first semester in the Public History M.A. Program at MTSU, and I am already seeing so much overlap between my academic classes and my fieldwork project for the… 538 more words

Rosenwald Schools

Unless you study the history of one-room schools or the American south you may well never have heard of Julius Rosenwald. Rosenwald was the money man behind Sears and Roebuck and was the business mind behind them that made Sears a success. 384 more words


Horse Power, by Ann Walsh

Guest review by Hannah Grant

Callie, a young city girl, has just arrived home from visiting her father when her mother whisks her away to protest the closing of her cousin’s school. 101 more words


My Pastor has a Confederate Flag on His Truck

Most of my posts thus far have been focused on the rural mountain homestead life that Ian and I are forging together in West Virginia. I’m talking a lot about our crazy rambling house,our new-found canning and baking skill set and the naive optimism we have about our future here. 701 more words

A Year on: Ayotzinapa

Sep 26, 2015 (MEXICO CITY) There are demonstrations planned starting at 12 local time. They will march from Los Pinos to downtown. Los Pinos is the official residence of the President. 971 more words