The Santa Fe Girls School

April 24, 2010

KSFR, 101.11 FM, Santa Fe, NM

Drop out rates in high schools in Santa Fe, New Mexico, are consistently above 50%. Urban schools around the country are similarly troubled and at the same time budget deficits are leading school administrations to try to increase efficiencies by consolidating schools, making class rooms larger.  Fred Nathan of Think New Mexico and Lee Lewin and Will Barnes of the Santa Fe Girls School discuss the great advantages of small schools and the need to resist the trend to larger and larger factories of education.

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