ERIC Number: EJ523545
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Bridging Multiple Worlds: The School Superintendent as Change Agent in a Rural and Poor School District.
DeYoung, Alan J.
Journal of Research in Rural Education, v11 n3 p187-97 Win 1995
Braxton County, West Virginia, is a subculture in which the norms and values of local residents are oppositional to state and national objectives for public education. Describes the role of the locally born county superintendent as a cultural change agent, and his strategies for overcoming poor community support and limited financial resources to improve education. Contains 30 references. (LP)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Change Agents, Consolidated Schools, Cultural Influences, Educational Attitudes, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Rural Schools, School Community Relationship, School Districts, Subcultures, Superintendents
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: West Virginia