I remember as a young reporter for The State newspaper in South Carolina’s capital, Columbia, driving with a colleague in 1999 to the old Bishopville High School in rural Lee County. The school was still in operation, despite having been condemned. (Its main lobby ceiling had collapsed in an incident that could have killed someone.) […]
Author Archives: Alan Richard
A national education writer who contributes occasionally to the Hechinger Report, Alan Richard serves on the board of the nonprofit Rural School and Community Trust. He lives in Atlanta.