Rob Rivers

As charters siphon off students, Granville County’s public schools are struggling to stay afloat

BY: - November 12, 2020

Granville is a cautionary tale for rural school districts that must compete with charters

Granville County Schools is in what former school board member Rob Rivers describes as a graveyard spiral.

As evidence, the former NASA test pilot points to budget problems, declining enrollment and worsening academic performance, all of which Rivers believes will doom the district if steps aren’t taken to stop the free fall.