ERIC Number: ED470953
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Policy Matters: A Newsletter of Rural School & Community Action, 2002.
Beeson, Elizabeth, Ed.
Rural Policy Matters, v4 n1-12 2002
This document contains the 12 issues of "Rural Policy Matters" published in 2002. Issues examine recent educational research on small and rural schools; report on court litigation related to rural school finance and educational adequacy, resources for community action in support of rural schools, and outcomes of school consolidation; outline policy issues related to rural educational reform and funding; and describe publications and Web sites of interest. Articles include: Talking to the Press; Bus Accident on Route That Causes No Harm; West Virginia School Consolidation Nixed by Citizens, Teachers; Vermont "Act 60" Continues To Improve Equity for State's Students; Groups Ask Arkansas Supreme Court for Decision Supporting Rural Schools; Nebraskans Celebrate Rural Education Day; In Arkansas: Consolidation a Cure Worse Than Disease; Victory in North Carolina School Finance Case; E-Rate Update; ARural Nebraskans Support Their Schools; AWest Virginia Court Says School Board Blocked Citizen Participation; AStrength in Numbers: A Rural Community Fights School Closure; ASmall Schools Work and They're Cost Effective, New Report Finds; No Child Left Behind Act Increases Federal Role in Education, Puts Pressure on Rural Schools; Tennessee Supreme Court Strikes Down Rural School Funding Plan; and Rural Students and Schools Score Major Victory in Arkansas Supreme Court. (SV)
Descriptors: Accountability, Activism, Advocacy, Court Litigation, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Rural Education, Rural Schools, School Closing, Small Schools
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Authoring Institution: Rural School and Community Trust, Randolph, VT.