Sheboygan County Historical Research Center
Life and Learning in a One-Room Country School

Life and Learning in a One-Room Country School

By Richard A. Dykstra

One room schools served as the cornerstone of rural America's educational system for more than a century.  During much of that time the schools were at the center of a controversy about how rural children should be educated.  Theories on what to do with one-room schools ranged from upgrading facilities to closing the schools down altogether.  By the mid-1900s, the latter theory prevailed and most small rural schools were forced to close. Share the bygone days of the 3Rs.

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