Beyond the beltway

| November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

SPECIAL REPORT: Exurban schools tout strong test scores and tight-knit communities, but some struggle with marketing and making ends meet

Kindergarten teacher Becky McGillivray of St. Dominic School in Northfield walks students, including kindergartners Ben Jerdee, left, and Hailey Berg to their buses at the end of the school day Oct. 19. The school serves families in Northfield and the surrounding rural area. Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit

Kindergarten teacher Becky McGillivray of St. Dominic School in Northfield walks students, including kindergartners Ben Jerdee, left, and Hailey Berg to their buses at the end of the school day Oct. 19. The school serves families in Northfield and the surrounding rural area. Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit

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Category: Catholic Education