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ERIC Number: ED459043
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 46
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Rural Policy Matters: A Newsletter of Rural School & Community Action, 2001.
Rural Policy Matters, v3 n1-11 Jan-Dec 2001
This document contains the 11 issues of the newsletter "Rural Policy Matters" published in 2001. Issues examine recent educational research on small and rural schools; report on court litigation related to rural school finance, local advocacy efforts in support of rural schools, and the condition of rural school facilities; outline policy issues related to rural educational reform and funding; and describe publications and Web sites of interest. Articles include: "Nebraska Property Taxes: Who Suffers Most?"; "Parents Saying No to High Stakes Testing"; "Unequal and Inadequate: Funding Litigants Eyeing Facilities Issues"; "E-Rate Works Despite Hassles: Shift from FCC Could Mean Shaky Funding"; "Equal Facilities Funding in Alaska: Court Rules for Rural, Native Children"; "Vermont's Act 60 Improves Equity"; "It's a Rough Road Out There: Five State Study Documents Student Busing Experiences"; "Leveling Off and Zeroing Out: Budget Cuts Hit Facilities Programs"; "Lake View: The Little District That Could"; "Rural Education Finance Center Ready To Work"; "Teacher Recruitment and Retention: What Works in the Midwest"; "Ohio's DeRolph Decision: Complex and Controversial"; "The Puzzle of Rural Teacher Shortages"; "North Carolina's School Finance Case: A Victory for At-Risk Students--But Is More Money Needed?"; "Kids Can: Grady County Student Action"; "Building Community Leaders in West Virginia"; and "Lessons Learned from Ohio's Litigation Efforts." (SV)
Rural School and Community Trust, 2 South Main Street, P.O. Box 68, Randolph, VT 05060; Tel: 802-728-5899; e-mail: policyprogram@ruraledu.org. For full text: http://www.ruraledu.org/rpm/rpm.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rural School and Community Trust, Randolph, VT.
Note: Published 11 times in 2001. July/August is a combined issue. For Volume 2, see ED 448 946.