The Coalition of Small and Rural Schools of Virginia

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

Professional Learning Opportunity

We are pleased to share with you the information from our recent Small and Rural Schools Summit.

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

Partnering School Divisions

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