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Characteristics of small and rural school districts

Donald Hatch McLaughlin

Characteristics of small and rural school districts

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, For sale by U.S. GPO, Supt. of Docs in Washington .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Rural schools -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • School districts -- United States -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonald H. McLaughlin, Mette B. Huberman, Evelyn K. Hawkins ; Lee M. Hoffman, project officer.
      SeriesStatistical analysis report / National Center for Education Statistics, Statistical analysis report (National Center for Education Statistics)
      ContributionsHuberman, Mette B., Hawkins, Evelyn K., Hoffman, Lee McGraw., United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC5146.5 .M35 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 135 p. :
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL284979M
      ISBN 100160490561
      LC Control Number97187871
      OCLC/WorldCa37844031

      Developing a Technology Plan Within the Small Rural School District Patricia A. Fulkerson Eastern Illinois University This research is a product of the graduate program inEducational Administrationat Eastern Illinois out moreabout the program. This article examines the unique features of the rural school context and how these features are associated with the stability of principals in these schools. Given the small but growing literature on the characteristics of rural principals, this study presents an exploratory analysis of principal stability across schools located in di ff erent geographic locales. Small rural schools face challenges in teaching reading to their students and successfully intervening when the process does not come easily. There are several interventions that have been found to be effective, but all of them share the same characteristics of quality of teaching, time, and regular exposure to appropriate level reading materials.


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Characteristics of small and rural school districts by Donald Hatch McLaughlin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Statistical Analysis Report: Characteristics of Small and Rural School Districts May (NCES ) Ordering information Executive Summary Overview. All public school districts in the country provide basic information to the Common Core of.

Small Characteristics of small and rural school districts book school districts constitute a major portion of the public elementary and secondary sector of education.

Using information from the Common Core of Data, this report focuses on the approximately 4, small rural school districts operating since ; their status in ; and how they changed each year during that 7-year period, drawing comparisons where Author: Donald H.

McLaughlin. NATIONAL CENTER FOR EDUCATION STATISTICS Statistical Analysis Report May Characteristics of Small and Rural School Districts U.S.

Department of EducationFile Size: KB. Characteristics of small and rural school districts by Donald Hatch McLaughlin,U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, For sale by U.S. GPO, Supt. of Docs edition, in EnglishPages: Small rural school districts constitute a major portion of the public elementary and secondary sector of education.

Using information from the Common Core of Data, this report focuses on the approximately 4, small rural school districts operating since ; their status in ; and how they changed each year during that 7-year period, drawing comparisons where.

“urbanized area” or “urban cluster” (Rural Education in America: School Locale Definitions, ). Strange () would argue that rural areas are small and remote and removed from the “progressive influences of modern life” (p. Rural school districts in the United States have had their share of challenges in the Size: KB.

Students in rural districts more frequently came to school prepared to learn and had fewer student behavior problems. Parents were more frequently involved in parent and teacher conferences and school events.

Research in rural education has highlighted additional qualities found in small, rural schools that positively impact teacher satisfaction. Despite facing the unique challenges of being an isolated, rural community, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District in Alaska committed themselves to bridging the gap for their students.

Education Elements worked with the district to win community support, empower teachers, and prepare students for 21st-century technology and careers. The Rural and Low-Income School Program (RLIS) is available to districts that meet a different set of criteria: The district is not eligible for a grant under the Small Rural School Achievement Program; and; 20% or more of the children served by the district are from families with incomes below the poverty line, and.

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. Improving the Small Rural or Remote School: The Role of the District this article examines how districts provide professional support for principals of small schools in rural or remote environments. The article identifies from the literature features of effective districts in supporting change and improvement in their schools Cited by: Boulder County's long and well-documented history provides a unique opportunity to study the life of a school system, from its inception to the consolidation of its many districts almost years later.

The first three chapters of this book describe the establishment of school districts within Boulder County, the characteristics and working conditions of the frontier schoolteacher, and Author: Anne Quinby Dyni.

Characteristics of an Effective School District Small districts can foster the Characteristics of small and rural school districts book collaboration of union, administration, and school board, but must pool their resources with a number of surrounding districts in order to mobilize sufficient funds for assistance.

Rural school districts learn to flourish Roughly half of the more than rural districts across Colorado perform below the state average in reading. But a collection of small towns in this. The Characteristics of Successful Districts was initially developed after reviewing the available literature on district support for improved school and student performance.

In August ofa workgroup of team members from seven Wisconsin school districts developed the indicators for each Size: KB. What are the unique financial needs of rural school districts, and what strategies or approaches do rural school districts use to address those needs.

Response. Thank you for your request to our REL Reference Desk regarding evidence-based information about the unique financial needs of rural school districts. In rural, small town, and suburban districts, classroom teachers comprise 80 percent or more of the school district's employees.

In the largest urban districts, the number of employees other than teachers is approaching a ratio of almost 2 to 1; that is, for every classroom teacher there are almost two others employed in the district.

U.S. Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Characteristics of small and rural school districts. NCESby Donald H. McLaughlin, Mette B. Huberman, and Evelyn K. Hawkins. Project Officer, Lee M. Hoffman. Washington, DC: ISBN # To order, call or you can download it from here.

Defining Rural School Districts and Schools The lack of a clear, widely accepted definition of "rural" has impeded research in the field of rural education. It is necessary to define what areas are rural in order to determine the number of students residing in rural areas, and to describe the characteristics of educational programs for students.

Around half of America’s school boards are in rural areas, with so much of our country's future educated in rural areas it can be shocking that these areas are so under-served. City dwellers may reasonably expect to be able to walk their kids to school (or for their older kids to walk themselves), but in rural areas this is frequently.

91 Research in Rural Education, Volume 2, Number 3, Curriculum Characteristics of Rural School Districts in Thirteen Selected States BRUCE BARKERl, IVAN MUSE2, AND RALPH SMITH3 This study gathered descriptive data from a random sample of K public school districts of students or fewer in the.

These indirect costs of distance affect the lifelong prospects of many rural residents, reducing their lifetime earnings, constraining their financial contributions to the larger economy, and sapping the country of the intellectual, creative, and cultural gifts of large portions of our rural sector.

When states and school districts say they. AM - PM. Want to be 'in the know' about upcoming changes to #charter authorizing laws. Then you should attend our Annual Conference. CCAP will be presenting the PreCon session "Charter Partnering to Support Small School Districts and Beyond".

Register at February is also career and technical education (CTE) month. School districts are categorized by a “locale code” that gives insights into the urban, suburban or rural character of individual school districts. Map views presented here have been developed using a GIS project that may be downloaded and used to analyze more detailed characteristics of districts by these categories.

The Small/Rural School District Information Technology Consortium will focus on increasing instructional technology resources to small/rural school districts by brokering low-cost, affordable, and easy-to-use information technology solutions 1.

Do you want to increase the number of staff who differentiate classroom instruction for small groups andFile Size: 2MB. The ten essential characteristics of the rural community are as follows: a. Size of the Community b.

Density of Population c. Agriculture is the Main Occupation d. Close Contact with Nature e. Homogeneity of Population f. Social Stratification g.

Social Interaction h. Social Solidarity j. The village communities are smaller in area than the. THE POLITICS OF K EDUCATION IN SMALL RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS: THE CASE OF IDAHO • INTRODUCTION • The formal governance structure of a rural school district is similar to that of an urban district: an elected board, a superintendent, a central office, some form of teachers union or association, and one or more organized parent groups.

Small Rural School Achievement (SRSA) Program. The purpose of this program is to address the unique needs of rural school districts that frequently lack the personnel and resources needed to complete effectively for Federal competitive grants and receive formula grant allocations in amounts too small to be effective in meeting their intended purposes.

Rural school districts in Washington are administrative districts that provide educational services in rural areas of Washington state. These are arbitrarily defined as school districts with enrollments of less than 1, students and no more than three schools.

These rural districts typically serve a small town with a population of up to a few. In Idaho, a group of rural districts has banded together to sue the state, demanding financial assistance to help repair aging school buildings (Richard, ). Likewise, the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools has been working to.

Rural small schools in China have characteristics including remote location, small scale and poor conditions in infrastructure, quality of teaching and teacher. The shortage of teacher resources is the biggest problem in rural small schools compared with other by: 1.

This article identifies characteristics of school districts that have been exceptionally successful in closing gaps in achievement among diverse groups of students, including students in challenging circumstances.

Evidence for the paper was provided by 31 Size: KB. Its small-town location places it among the most desirable rural schools at No. 23, while its neastrong student body makes it No. 21 on the list of most desirable large : Newsweek Staff.

A great superintendent is a good listener. He or she must listen and take into account differing viewpoints of various constituencies, and then make the best decision. A great superintendent is not afraid to take risks or make a commitment.

An average superintendent might set goals that are either vague or easily achieved but a great. Because rural school communities vary widely, "generic" improvement plans designed for large urban districts usually do not work as well in rural settings, according to the authors of a new book Author: Alex Heard.

The results of our study and other recent studies (5,14–16) may help inform which types of school districts and schools (eg, small, rural) to prioritize with this assistance, including guidance on the types of structures (eg, school health coordinator, school health council) that should be in place to implement health policies and by: 1.

Analysis of the Characteristics and Operations of Small Scale Industries In Ghana Edusah S. E 1*. and Antoh Fredua Ernestina 2 influenced by the publication of Schumacher’s book Small is Beautiful, in The philosophy behind the book Third, the district like most rural districts suffers from lack of formal sector investment and Author: Edusah S.

E, Antoh Fredua Ernestina. 3, rural school superintendents in spring to gain information about how rural school districts are meeting the teacher quality requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act of The aims of this study were to identify and analyze four aspects of the rural teacher quality.

Colorado Department of Education Rural and Small Rural Designation. A Colorado school district is determined to be rural giving consideration to the size of the district, the distance from the nearest large urban/urbanized area, and having a student enrollment of 6, students or less.

Small rural districts are those districts meeting these. School Districts Data. The U.S. Census Bureau develops demographic, economic, geographic, and fiscal data for school districts, and many of these data collection activities are conducted in cooperation with the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), part of the U.S.

Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences. Our analyses of these data revealed four school-level characteristics of effective, low-income rural elementary schools.

Finally, we present recommendations that principals and school improvement teams at the elementary level can use to better understand how to engage in continuous improvement of special education by: The Tennessee Rural Education Association. Tennessee is proud of its rich history of strong, rural communities.

Currently, 49% of school districts in Tennessee are located in rural communities. From agriculture to energy to entrepreneurs, the work of Tennessee’s rural communities impacts citizens throughout our state and nation.economic role of school districts in rural communities.

Multiplier analysis is one tool used by economists to measure the economic "ripple effects" of organizations [3]. This tool is oflimited use to rural educators because (1) application requires econometric skills, (2)special data must be collected, (3) validity is questionable when ap­File Size: KB.