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Little House on the (scorched) Prairie

By Craig Stone — May 30, 2006 1 min read

As part of its continuing series on one-room schools, this feature from National Public Radio looks at a school in Death Valley, Nv., where there are 11 students from kindergarten through fourth grade, one full-time teacher and one teaching aide. Students in poorer communities like Death Valley have been seen to benefit from the small school set up. Of the 11 students at the Nevada school, nine are working above grade level in some subjects.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.

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