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What it means to be a Folk School?

To attach the phrase “folk school” to an organization or school is to connect to a rich heritage of folk schools and folk education.  The defining element that makes folk schools unique and powerful resides in a school's mission.  Folk schools, no matter what form they take, aim to strengthen communities. This summary provides a brief description of their history.  


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