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ERIC Number: ED192967
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 65
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Survival in the 80's. People United for Rural Education Conference Report 1980 (3rd).
Klees, Sue, Comp.; Jess, James D., Comp.
PURE's (People United for Rural Education) third national rural education conference focused on the survival of rural education in the 1980's. The conference was divided into 4 general sessions and 15 concurrent sessions. Topics addressed in the general sessions were: projections for rural education in the Midwest; considerations for financing rural schools; design of a non-graded, individualized school in Utah; the need for cooperative action in strengthening rural education; community schools versus consolidation; encouragement of federal concern with rural education; and congressional points of view. Subjects which were presented in the concurrent sessions included: the role of the woman administrator; activity time and generation of teacher enthusiasm; sharing professional services (Iowa's small school project); college involvement with teacher preparation for rural education careers as implemented by Luther College (private) and the University of Northern Iowa; competitive federal grants (characteristics of successful applications); rural telecommunications service systems; use of public television to enhance curriculum; ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) for librarians; Public Law 94-142; the impact of special education on small schools; equalization of educational opportunities; local chapters and community involvement; community education in rural schools; an alternative delivery system for rural education; and congressional points of view concerning the survival of rural education. (CM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: People United for Rural Education, Alden, IA.
Note: Proceedings of the People United for Rural Education Conference (3rd, Des Moines, IA, January 31-February 1, 1980). Photographs may not reproduce clearly.