Sarah Butrymowicz

Sarah Butrymowicz is a staff writer at the "Hechinger Report":http://hechingerreport.org/, a nonprofit news organization focused on producing in-depth education journalism.

by Sarah Butrymowicz

Surrounded by farmland and ranches, Colorado‚Äôs Edison School sits off an unpaved road, with tumbleweeds blowing across its dirt parking lot. As recently as a few years ago, many families relied on solar or wind power instead of electricity; today, many still haul home their water from wells. Principal Rachel Paul estimates that 25-30 percent [...] more »