ERIC Number: ED448946
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Policy Matters: A Newsletter of Rural School & Community Action, 2000.
Rural Policy Matters, v2 n1-12 Jan-Dec 2000
This document contains the 12 issues of the newsletter "Rural Policy Matters" published in 2000. Issues examine recent educational research on small and rural schools; report on state standards and court litigation related to rural schools, the efforts of communities to save their local schools, and the condition of rural facilities; outline policy issues related to rural school funding and school reform; and list new publications and Web sites of interest. Articles include: "Smaller Schools Can Reduce Poverty's Power: Georgia Research Results Released"; "Alaska Standards for Culturally Responsive Schools"; "Small Schools Thwart Poverty: Results from Ohio and Texas Show Boost in Achievement"; "Smaller Schools Stem Poverty's Power: Montana Research Results Released"; "Idaho Facing Facilities Crisis: Poor or Dangerous Conditions Highlighted in Lawsuit"; "Closing the Spending Gap: Pennsylvania Eyes Equity Finance Options"; "Declining Enrollment: Silent Killer of Rural Communities"; "Georgia Adopts Major School Reforms"; "Pennsylvania: A State of Denial on School Funding"; "New Vermont Standards: Sustainability and Understanding Place"; "Colorado Charters: An Antidote for Consolidation?""Rural Minnesota's Charter Schools"; "Court Upholds School Closure: Allegany County, Maryland Activists Change Focus"; "Creating Schools as Centers of Community"; "Why Rural Matters: Gauging Importance and the Need for Action in Each State"; "Community Counts When School Reform Matters"; "The Changing Face of Rural America: Newly Diverse Communities Struggle with New Demands"; "Groups Build Grassroots Leadership in the Southeast"; "New Study Finds Small Districts Work Too"; "Ohio Finance Litigation: Winning Isn't Everything"; and "Small Does Work: A Florida Story You'll Want To Hear." (SV)
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Poverty, Rural Education, Rural Schools, School Closing, School Community Relationship, School District Size, School Size, Small Schools, Socioeconomic Influences, State Standards
Rural School and Community Trust, 2 South Main Street, Randolph, VT 05060; email: email@example.com. Full text at Web site: http://www.ruraledu.org/rpm/rpm.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rural School and Community Trust, Randolph, VT.
Note: Published 12 times a year.