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ERIC Number: ED497979
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Feb
Pages: 17
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 30
Breaking the Fall: Cushioning the Impact of Rural Declining Enrollment. Rural Trust Policy Brief Series on Rural Education
Jimerson, Lorna
Rural School and Community Trust
For those rural schools and communities across the country facing declining student enrollment, there are no easy answers. But there are steps policymakers and communities can take to help cushion the negative impact of declining enrollment on schools to ensure that "no child left behind" also means "no place left behind." This report details 20 policies that can help provide students in communities experiencing declining enrollment with a high quality education and also buy time for communities to rebound, improve, or adjust to changes in population and revenue. (Contain 10 endnotes.)
Rural School and Community Trust. 1530 Wilson Boulevard #240, Arlington, CA 22209. Tel: 703-243-1487; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rural School and Community Trust, Washington, DC.