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PAC Superintendent Joe Kramer

PAC Superintendent Joe Kramer


As the student population in a given district shrinks, so does the funding stream attached to enrollment numbers, creating strain on building and staffing budgets. Superintendent of Pocahontas Area Community Schools explains how a steadily shrinking population in north central Iowa have led to numerous district reorganizations. Then Mary Esselman, former assistant superintendent of the Kansas City Missouri School District recounts what consolidation looks like in a less rural setting.


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Nathaniel Bozarth

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