rural schools matter

Rural Schools — Successes & Challenges

Rural schools — it’s difficult to imagine a thriving rural community without one. Yet across the rural landscape, declining populations led by an outflow of young people to the cities threaten the existence of many small schools, and with them the towns and villages they are based in. Is this steady loss of rural schools Continue reading


Rural schools are vital, says Kaslo principal Dan Rude

Rural schools are vital, says Kaslo principal Dan Rude

 
 
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Rural schools are vital — it’s difficult to imagine a rural community prospering without offering its children access to an adequate school. This fact was hammered home at a open house on February 24th in Trail hosted by Linda Larson, Secretary of State responsible for rural education in BC and several Ministry of Education staff. Continue reading