Education: Consolidated Schools

The one-room school is rapidly disappearing. Citizens in every State of the Union have been aware of the change. They have seen the little white (or, by tradition, red) buildings at the cross-roads falling into decay; they have seen larger brick buildings replacing them at central points; and they have met buses on the hard roads conveying pupils from considerable distances to the new seats of instruction. But few have known that it was a nation-wide affair, few have known that it had a long history behind it.

Bulletin No. 41 (1923)...

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