Small buildings that house educational facilities, built in sparsely populated nonurban areas to provide public, usually elementary, education to local residents. Use when emphasizing the function or location of such buildings; when emphasizing the small size or form of some early examples, prefer "one-room schools.".

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28204

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Small buildings that house educational facilities, built in sparsely populated nonurban areas to provide public, usually elementary, education to local residents. Use when emphasizing the function or location of such buildings; when emphasizing the small size or form of some early examples, prefer "one-room schools."

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  1. 1.   Overview of Rural Schools  ← you are here
  2. 2.   Sources for Rural Schools (1)

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Title
Rural Schools
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021