ERIC Number: ED312110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Education: A Changing Landscape.
Daly, Carson, Ed.; Stern, Joyce D., Ed.
This collection features 11 papers from a national symposium on rural education. The papers are consistent in noting that while there are common elements among all schools regardless of location, rural schools operate within a unique context. Several papers address the diversity of rural locales and the challenges educators face in such locales. Other papers discuss characteristics of rural youth and schooling, rural school improvement strategies, and special problems and issues--such as the unpredictability of the rural economy and employment--in many rural areas. The papers and their authors include: "Observations of a Rural Legislator," Steven Cutler; "Enlisting Community Support to Make Policy Work," Chuck Johnson; "Rural Education Reform and Rural Youth in the United States: Some Thoughts with Special Reference to the South," Frank M. Howell; "Demographic Trends Relevant to Education in Nonmetropolitan America," David L. Brown; "An Alternative to the Traditional Funding of Small, Rural Schools," David H. Monk; "Rural Education and the Reform Movement," Roy H. Forbes; "A Local School Perspective," James D. Jess; "An Education Writer's Reflections on Rural Education," Jack L. Kennedy; "Implementations of Promising Practices: Necessary Conditions," Cheryl Chase Kane; "Improving Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness in Rural Schools," Herman W. Myers; and "The McREL Approach to Rural School Improvement," Paul M. Nachtigal. An appendix lists other symposium participants and their papers. (TES)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.