Small schools consolidating into bigger school
30, 2017 and how to work productively if the re-vote fails to craft a new proposal a large majority will support.Indiana has made some progress in reducing the number of Indiana high school graduates who need remediation courses to prepare them for college-level work.Commissioned by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the study compared academic performances among the state's school districts and found those with fewer than 2,000 students lagged behind larger districts.Researchers attribute the performance gap to districts without enough students that can't operate as efficiently as larger districts, sending fewer resources into classrooms, the study says."How the K-12 system is performing is of great importance to us," said Indiana Chamber President and CEO Kevin Brinegar.If you would like a reply by email, please note thats some email servers are blocked from accepting messages from outside email servers or domains.These often include student email addresses from public school email accounts.School consolidation was a trend that developed in North Carolina immediately following World War I as state and local leaders sought to improve the quality of rural public schools.Parents of children in rural districts served by one- and two-teacher schools began to demand educational advantages more comparable to those in towns and cities.
More than half of Indiana's school districts are too small to operate efficiently and students are suffering, the study finds.
Programs like GEAR UP Indiana, aimed at middle schoolers, can help.
When it comes to academic performance, perhaps size really does matter.
The purchase and maintenance of school "trucks," and keeping a driver behind each steering wheel, became major expenses in school system budgets.
There were still one- and two-teacher schools in half of North Carolina's counties as late as the 1960s, but the success of the consolidation movement of the 1920s is clear.
The planned new 2-6 building would have two twin schools in one building. The Amherst School Committee and Superintendent’s Office have already approved the proposal. It needed 2/3 of the votes but failed even to get a majority.