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Where One Rural Public School Closes A Charter School Opens

This sign adorns the hallway of the newly christened "Canaan Community Academy".  Nearby is another sign commemorating the transfer of the building to the Madison Consolidated School Corporation in 1956.

What happens when a small town — a VERY small town — in southeastern Indiana loses its public school and residents attempt against all odds to replace it with a charter school?  To find out, StateImpact went to Canaan, Ind. (Population 90), where residents are trying to do just this. Even with kids attending from […]

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