ERIC Number: EJ580394
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Special Education: Challenges for Rural School Systems.
Artesani, A. James; Brown, David W.
Journal of Research in Rural Education, v14 n2 p116-24 Fall 1998
A rural Maine school system interviewed 10 administrators and 26 special-education teachers, technicians, and related service personnel as part of an analysis of its special-education services. Findings indicated a lack of a clear mission, limited administrative supervision, inconsistent prereferral procedures, increasing numbers of special-education students and costs, and absence of community involvement. Contains 18 references. (TD)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Attitudes, Delivery Systems, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Professional Development, Program Evaluation, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Rural Schools, School Districts, School Surveys, Self Evaluation (Groups), Special Education, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Attitudes
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Maine