Rural Policy Matters: July 2005


Last Updated: July 01, 2005
 

Rural Policy Matters: July 2005

The July 2005 Rural Policy Matters included the feature articles "How to Know if Your School or District is Threatened with Consolidation—and What to Do About It," "Kids Breathe Bus Pollution—New Meaning to “Kids First," "Pay Gap for Rural Educators," and "Louisiana Urged to Fully Fund Mandated Education Program."

How to Know if Your School or District is Threatened with Consolidation—and What to Do About It

Participants at a workshop at the Rural Education Working Group conference in Charleston, West Virginia, April 1-3, talked about how to anticipate a threat to consolidate your school before it is too late to stop it, and what to do about it. Here are just some of the notes from workshop leader Robin Lambert, a consultant to the Rural Trust, with a few ideas added later.