Thursday, May 19, 2016

Continuing population loss in rural Iowa results in many fewer school districts

Lost Schools: Another Iowa school gone.  (Des Moines Register, 5/18/2016)
The Corwith-Wesley School, which officially shuttered last year, is the 4,316th Iowa district to close since 1950. Some predict more to come among the state's remaining 336 districts.

Source:  Wikipedia

Related post:
Road trip to Iowa's 99 counties.  (2/1/2015)
Of which 84 of 99 are losing population. 
13 of them more than 50% since their peak.

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