ERIC Number: ED463103
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
No Child Left Behind: The Vital Role of Rural Schools. Annual National Conference Proceedings of the American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) (22nd, Reno, Nevada, March 7-9, 2002).
American Council on Rural Special Education.
This proceedings contains 59 conference papers and presentation summaries concerned with rural special education. The papers are arranged in 11 sections covering at-risk students, collaborative education models, early childhood education, impacting governmental policy, inservice teacher and administrator education, multicultural education, parents and families, preservice teacher education, distance education and technology, transition practices, and other. The papers provide a rural perspective on various topics, including discipline problems and behavior management, team building, use of paraprofessionals, academic accommodations, college-school collaboration, peer tutoring, professional development in rural areas, classroom techniques, teacher recruitment and retention, the role of rural school principles in special education, multicultural education, parent participation, working with minority group families of children with disabilities, alternative teacher certification, distance education practices, Web-based instruction, transition strategies, alternate assessment, and classroom research. An author index is included. (SV)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Rural Special Education.
Note: For selected individual papers, see RC 023 406-431.