ERIC Number: ED343738
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Rouk, Ullik, Ed.
R&D Preview, v6 n1 Oct 1991
This journal issue is devoted to the theme topic "Rural Education." The first article, "Science is Everywhere," by Chris Taylor, presents a project which uses local experts as an integral part of the school's science curriculum. "Better Teachers, Better Readers" by Scott Steen describes a system of strategic reading used in rural Wisconsin school districts. Summaries of emerging research and development outcomes cover the topics of school cooperatives, distance learning, teacher recruitment and retention, at-risk students, school leadership, staff development, school and business partnerships, community relations, audiographics, and thinking skills. "Are Our Rural Students Getting a 'Fair Shake?'" by Ullik Rouk summarizes a report to Congress on the condition of education in rural, small schools. The final article, "You Bet Partnerships Make a Lot of Sense for Rural Schools!" by Paul Nachtigal, discusses school-community partnerships involving public and private sector institutions, organizations, and other schools and higher education institutions. The journal contains a diagram showing the service areas for the 10 regional educational laboratories that make new educational products and publications available. Also provided are the names, locations, and directors of the regional laboratories. (KS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Educational Development and Research, Washington, DC.
Note: Journal subtitle: "A Preview of the Best Emerging Educational R&D Outcomes."