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Rural education and small schools

Stanley R. Wurster

Rural education and small schools

a selected bibliography

by Stanley R. Wurster

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Published by Educational Resources Information Center, Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, New Mexico State University in Las Cruces .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Rural -- Bibliography.,
  • Small schools -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Stanley R. Wurster and James E. Heathman.
    ContributionsHeathman, James E., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5814.R9 W84
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 178 p.
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5020913M
    LC Control Number76633491

    Many rural schools begin welcoming students back for the new academic year this month and the U.S. Department of Education today announced that it will hold events and engage in outreach efforts throughout August to help promote the strengths, opportunities, and challenges in rural education. Data on Schools and School Districts Public Schools. Table Aa Number of public school districts, by district urban-centric category locale and state or jurisdiction: –14; Table Aa Number of public elementary and secondary schools, by school urban-centric category locale and state or jurisdiction: –

      - The Multigrade Classroom: A Resource Handbook for Small, Rural Schools (Classroom management and Discipline) Submitted by Alesia on am In multigrade instruction, children of at least a 2-year grade span and diverse ability levels are grouped in a single classroom and share experiences involving intellectual, academic, and. This page lists annual performance reports, Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) Indicators, success stories, promising practices, data analysis, and performance reports for the Small, Rural School Grant program.

    Among those are: E. Smith, who described a whole language approach to literacy in a four/five multi-grade classroom; L. Barr-Bailet, who examined the provision for science education in small rural schools, C. Vincent who focused on the effects on rural students when they make the transition from attending a small school in their community to.   The close-knit, personal nature of small rural communities results in school and community operating as a single integrated social structure. Useful rural school improvement strategies must, therefore, address needs that are recognized by both the local school and the community and must operate in a style congruent with the local by:


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Life in a rural areas is different from life in cities in many different ways. Similarly, education is different too. Rural schools face unique challenges that often get overlooked, but today we're going to take a look at some of those challenges.

This book examines the educational history of the Midwest during the late 19th and 20th centuries. Specifically, the book overviews the development of rural education in Wisconsin, Ohio, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and Minnesota.

Data sources include the reports of state superintendents; Annual Reports of the United States Commissioner of Education; and Cited by:   The communities need them and die without them. Rural education and small schools book struggle to hold onto small schools exists all over the country.

When only bottom lines, numbers or metrics are the only measures of value, small schools are dismissed as unnecessary. This book addresses the cultural, social and economic value of small rural by: The Journal of Research in Rural Education is a peer-reviewed, open access e-journal publishing original pieces of scholarly research of demonstrable relevance to educational issues within rural settings.

JRRE was established in by the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development. The schools are part of LIREC — Literacy Innovation in Rural Education through Collaboration — a new project that was awarded a federal Innovative Approaches to Literacy grant this fall.

Lead partners include the Rural Trust, the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL). The purpose of the Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) program is to provide rural LEAs with financial assistance to fund initiatives aimed at improving student academic achievement.

Local education agencies (LEAs) are entitled to funds if they meet basic eligibility and application requirements. Awards are issued annually, and award amounts. thought to provide students a more thorough education by eliminating small schools in favor of large ones (Potter, ).

Legislation providing free public transportation was passed by the state of Massachusetts inpaving the way for consolidation of rural schools. The invention of the automobile and paving of roads allowed students to travelFile Size: KB.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools. Books from the extended shelves: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools: The (limited) evidence regarding effects of grade-span configurations on academic achievement: what rural educators should know / ([Charleston, WV: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small.

Rural Education: Attracting and Retaining Teachers in Small Schools Jerry M. Lowe Idaho State University For many small rural school districts across America, the effort to attract and retain quality teachers continues to be a major concern. Schools located in what are considered to be “hard to staff” areas experience the most difficult.

“It is important that students from rural areas be given the same opportunities and access to education in STEM classes as their urban counterparts.” OKFB Policy Book School consolidation. Small schools are the cornerstone of rural communities across Oklahoma.

In many cases, the loss of the school could mark the end of the town. Get this from a library. ERIC Clearinghouse on rural education and small schools. [National Institute of Education (U.S.).

Contracts & Grants Management Division.]. Embracing Change: Rural and Small Schools March and levels of Government on the subject of education in small schools (fewer than pupils on roll) both in rural settings and more generally.

Developments T h eac dm iy r s20 14 /5 nw tl g i ntp sf h e Rg a l Sc Cm r ()File Size: 1MB. Las Cruces, N.M.: Educational Resources Information Center, Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, New Mexico State University, Edition/Format: Print book: English View all.

The Multigrade Classroom: A Resource Handbook for Small, Rural Schools. Book 7: Planning and Using Peer Tutoring. Book 7 discusses peer and cross-age tutoring and ways to develop a student tutoring program in the multigrade elementary classroom.

Rural Education Program. Note: Based on a publication of the same name by Bruce A Cited by: 1. was the director of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools in Charleston, WV, from From to the present, he has been a senior researcher and evaluation specialist for Appalachia Educational Laboratory in Charleston.

Howley received his BA in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia College, New YorkFile Size: KB. Updated J The plight of inner-city schools has long garnered attention among education reformers. But rural schools, and the large chunk of the nation’s students who attend them Author: Melissa Mccabe.

The communities need them and die without them. The struggle to hold onto small schools exists all over the country. When only bottom lines, numbers or metrics are the only measures of value, small schools are dismissed as unnecessary.

This book addresses the /5(9). Thus rural schools have image problems because of this long-standing negative attitude, which persists despite the present heightened awareness of and sensitivity to cultural differences.

Demographic, economic and educational trends also pose challenges to rural education. Rural schools are disadvantaged by demographics. The Rural Education Center is a statewide cooperative of small and rural districts, several educational service districts, and other key educational organizations committed to achieving the highest quality of learning on behalf of children in our public schools.

Our goals are to:Location: PO BoxCollege Ave, Pullman, WA The Rural Education website provides access to recent data, periodic studies, and tabulations prepared by the U.S.

Department of Educations National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) as well as access to resources available through selected contractors and grantees of the U.S. Department of Education.

Rural school districts are often the largest single employer in their area and rural schools serve as the social, recreational and cultural foundation of their communities. But many rural school districts are under funded and some lack a steady revenue stream.

Moreover, they are disadvantaged by. Quality and access to education is the major concern in rural schools as there are fewer committed teachers, lack of proper text books and learning .The Rural Schools Education Program & Scholarship Foundation welcomes all students, families, community members, and organizations, regardless of income, political views, religious affiliations and/or backgrounds.

RSEPSF welcomes humans of all ages, races, physical abilities, sexual preferences, gender expressions, and gender identities.