The Coalition of Small and Rural Schools of Virginia

Small, rural school divisions across Virginia continue to face declining student enrollments, difficulty competing for high-quality teachers, inadequate facility and capital projects funding and pressure from unfunded mandates at both state and federal levels, placing them at a significant financial disadvantage with larger and more affluent school divisions.

Areas of Focus

  • Teacher Recruitment and Retention
  • Enrollment Loss
  • School Construction Funding
  • The Small n
  • Increasing At-Risk Add-ons

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Leaders of the Coalition recently met with Secretary Qarni to discuss budget priorities with him and other members of the Governor’s staff.

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