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					School Consolidation in
the Great Plains Efficiencies,
                 Change, and
April 5-6, 2013                           Community
Kearney, Nebr.                            Identity
The 39th Interdisciplinary Symposium
presented by the University of
Nebraska’s Center for Great Plains
Studies will be held in 2013 at the
University of Nebraska at Kearney
and the Younes Conference Center in
Kearney.

     The symposium will address
such questions as: What are
the causes and consequences of
consolidation? What are its effects
on students? What are its wider
effects on rural communities
and the rural quality of life? Is it
possible to respond to population
shifts in ways that better recognize      PHOTOS:
the value of local schools in the life    Glen School Flag Pledge S.W. of Ft.
of a rural community? Are there           Robinson, NE, by Charles Guildner,
                                          Great Plains Art Museum.
alternatives?                             Kansas Heritage Group, “One Room
                                          School House Photo Album 1/
Proposals deadline: Nov. 1, 2012.         Dist34MN1,”
For a complete Call for Papers, see the   http://www.kansasheritage.org/orsh/
web site listed below.                    gallery/ (accessed April 3, 2012).

                                          402-472-3082
                                          cgps@unl.edu
                                          www.unl.edu/plains

 www.unl.edu/plains/seminars/futuresymp.shtml

				
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