In Rural Nevada, a One-room Schoolhouse Has Educated Generations of Residents


The Duckwater School is the only public school for at least 45 miles in any direction. It lies between mile markers 16 and 17 on an empty stretch of Nevada State Route 379 in Nye County. The closest grocery store or gas station is more than an hour away. For a handful of children living in this remote stretch of central Nevada, the school offers not just the only opportunity to learn in a classroom, but also a chance to be part of a community. Read more.