Rural schools unfairly targeted, parent finds

Small rural schools are being shuttered at a disproportionate rate around London, even though half-empty city schools remain open, say Middlesex County advocates for a coalition to fight rural school closings.

Karen Aranha of Glencoe said she crunched the Thames Valley District school board’s numbers and found most of its empty classroom spaces are in London, but most school closings are in Middlesex, Oxford and Elgin counties.

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