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Rural schools are community jewels
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Schools are the jewels of our rural communities. Public schools, which are often a small town's biggest employer, provide the most accessible and consistent community entertainment and function as an essential "third space" for neighbors to come together informally outside of home or work. And all of those cultural assets are just icing on the cake, enhancing the incredible primary role public schools play in educating our children in both academics and life skills.

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