Published Online: July 13, 2010
Published in Print: July 14, 2010, as Lawsuit Links Rural Schools, National Security

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Lawsuit Links Rural Schools, National Security

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Supporters of a small Arkansas school district sued the state late last month, claiming that the closure of rural schools threatens the country's security and food supply. A state law mandates closing school districts whose enrollments drop below 350 students for two years in a row. The lawsuit involved the Weiner school district, which merged with another district on July 1.

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