Locals walk to support higher education

A group of Quaker-school students and Kiwanis volunteers marched toward Old Brick Sunday morning, clutching signs, and chanting about peace and student loans, the Daily Iowan reports. Roughly 25 students and 10 others walked 13.5 miles from West Branch to Iowa City for a peace walk—established by students at the Scattergood Friends School and Farm—to advocate for equal access to higher education for students of all economic backgrounds.

“We are promoting peace and economic diversity so that all students have equal opportunities for education, especially as they begin to think about college,” said Rüdiger Ruckmann, the Scattergood development director…

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