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Sep 09

Shankland says rural schools are at a ‘breaking point’

Over the last five years, rural schools lost general aid at more than three times the rate of non-rural schools, and nearly a quarter of the rural districts saw general state aid decrease by over 50%, Rep. Katrina Shankland (D-Stevens Point) said Thursday at a news conference calling for greater support for rural schools. “Our rural districts are at a breaking point,” Shankland said.

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