One Room Schools

July 22, 2022 12:17 pm

At one point Iowa had more than 12,000 one-room schools, teaching thousands of students from 1st-8th grade. Join us at Bennett School Museums (4001 Fuller Road) Sunday, September 11 at 2pm as Bill Sherman, one of the premier authorities on Iowa’s one-room school history discusses the historic figures who shaped the growth and development of country schools in Iowa. We will also talk about how teachers and parents involved with Iowa’s early country schools made our state a leader in learning.