ERIC Number: ED344725
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Special Education in Rural Schools: A Resource Notebook on Rural Schools.
Smithmeier, Angela, Ed.
This resource book covers a variety of topics on special education and rural education research and practice. The document is a collection of articles and resource listings. The articles are categorized into: (1) general (effective schools, special education, rural schools); (2) recruiting, retaining and training teachers; (3) financing rural special education; (4) policy and law; and (5) appropriate technology. Specific topics within these categories include: (1) integration of general and special education; (2) vocational education for special populations; (3) social skills assessment; (4) American Indian education; (5) at-risk students; (6) early childhood special education training; (7) special education staffing in rural areas; (8) support personnel training for serving rural disabled students; (9) teacher competencies in adapted physical education; (10) personnel standards for Part H of PL 99-457 (serving infants, toddlers, and their families); (11) legal responsibility for funding the education of the severely disabled; (12) the politics of special education; (13) the cultural context of policy; (14) distance education; and (15) microcomputer use in special education. Following the articles is a section on promising practices and case studies of effective schools. The final sections contain a list of resources and a bibliography on rural special education. (KS)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Early Childhood Education, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Educational Technology, Effective Schools Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Resource Materials, Rural Schools, Special Education, Teacher Recruitment
National Center for Effective Schools Research and Development, 1025 W. Johnson, Suite 685, Madison, WI 53706 (1-10 copies, $25.00 each, 11-100, $22.50, over 100 $20.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Effective Schools Research and Development, Madison, WI.