ERIC Number: EJ603968
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Challenge Ahead for Rural Schools.
FORUM for Applied Research and Public Policy, v15 n1 p82-87 Spr 2000
Describes general trends in the quality of rural education: equivalent rural and urban performance on national standardized tests and high school graduation rates but continuing rural deficits in college attendance and teacher qualifications. Discusses the below-average performance of southern rural schools, factors affecting rural students' college attendance, and the influence of changing labor markets. (SV)
Descriptors: College Attendance, College Preparation, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, Educational Quality, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Labor Market, Rural Education, Rural Schools, Rural Urban Differences
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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