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School Children in Lubec, Maine?

This photo was in Grammy Rier’s box of photos. I assume it is one of Lubec school children, perhaps early 1900s from the clothing, and there are Rier children in the photo. 97 more words

Family History

Governor's Budget Proposes More Resources for Rural Schools

As we have posted before, Governor Walker has proposed targeting aid to rural schools to help them provide a high-quality education despite declining enrollment. In addition to… 409 more words

State Issue

Intersecting interests: Rural schools, rural communities, rural economies

Rural America’s problems are getting more attention these days, most notably from rural Americans themselves who are stepping up try to reverse the decline of the rural American economy and prevent the loss of their communities and community schools. 963 more words

Rural Communities

A Final Educational Fling – 7. Greater inputs into education

but something ere the end,

Some work of noble note, may yet be done

One reason it is vital that the different institutions responsible for education work together is the continuing shortage of teachers in vital subjects. 2,053 more words


Governor Walker Proposes Rural Schools Initiatives; WASB Reaction

Governor Walker announced rural school budget initiatives at several stops around the state today.  The plan would boost sparsity aid and transportation aid, invest in rural broadband, include provisions relating to teacher recruitment/retention and sharing of services between districts, and continue Fab Lab grants. 196 more words

State Issue

Radio Interview Rebroadcast

On January 8, 2017, Radio station Northumberland 89.7 rebroadcast my interview with Word on the Hills. In the interview I explain how I came to write the book… 102 more words

One-Room Schools