Rural School Enrollment & Challenges


Due to a long term pattern of declining student enrollment in rural Massachusetts, state education funding of rural schools has been stagnant for over a decade.  Meanwhile, rural school costs have risen persistently despite concerted efforts at the local level to increase efficiencies.  To begin to understand the unique challenges facing rural schools in Massachusetts, please take a moment to watch this video and see WHY we are advocating for equity in rural school funding.  

Thank you to Superintendent Michael A. Buoniconti, Chairman, MA Rural Schools Coalition for sharing this video.

Start Your Search