60° F
Current Conditions
Radio Station Info Staff Advertising Job Opportunities Contact Us

Listen Live

Click Here To

Sign Our Guest Book

RSS Feed

KCSR Annual EEO Report
KBPY Annual EEO Report

(Neb.)-Symposium To Be Held On Rural Education

By: Roxie Graham-Marski Posted at: 03/26/2013 07:09 AM
     LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A symposium at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will discuss the causes and consequences of school consolidation in rural parts of the state.
     The university's Center for Great Plains Studies will host the public event on April 5-6.
     The symposium will address both the benefits and pitfalls of school consolidation, its effect on students, and efforts to sustain rural communities.
     Speakers will include Gov. Dave Heineman, education consultant Marty Strange, and several school district superintendents and university deans.
     More than one-third of U.S. children attend school in rural areas or small towns.


Back to News

Printer Friendly Version

Send Story to a friend.