School closings can hit rural communities hard — without any benefit | Opinion

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Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Jan 10, 1:00 AM

School closings can hit rural communities hard — without any benefit | Opinion

Proponents of closing schools often claim that the step will save tax dollars, boost academic performance and give disadvantaged students more opportunities. These rationales have inspired many national, state and local policies that have led to closure.

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