ERIC Number: ED459043
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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)
Descriptors: Activism, Court Litigation, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Rural Education, Rural Schools, Small Schools, State Aid, State Legislation
Rural School and Community Trust, 2 South Main Street, P.O. Box 68, Randolph, VT 05060; Tel: 802-728-5899; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: 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 11 times in 2001. July/August is a combined issue. For Volume 2, see ED 448 946.