ERIC Number: EJ679162
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Leading the Way in Support for Rural Schools in Texas.
Harlow, Terry A.
Perspectives: A Journal of Research and Opinion about Educational Service Agencies, v9 p29-34 Sep 2003
Rural schools in west central Texas face declining fiscal resources and enrollments. Their main needs center around staffing and technology. Region 14 Education Service Center, which serves 43 school districts, delivers monthly on-site training and technical assistance to administrators and staff and works with school districts to offer more distance learning courses to students and staff. (TD)
Descriptors: Declining Enrollment, Distance Education, Education Service Centers, Educational Cooperation, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Descriptions, Rural Schools, School Districts, School Support, Shared Resources and Services, Small Schools, Teacher Shortage, Technical Assistance
Association of Educational Services Agencies, 801 North Quincy St., Suite 750, Arlington, VA 22203-1730; Tel: 703-875-0739 (back issues: $6.00 plus $3.50 shipping).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme Issue Title: "ESAs Serving Rural Areas: Shrinking Distances and Compensating for Size."