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Education in rural America : a reassessment of conventional wisdom

Author: Jonathan P Sher; Faith Dunne
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1977.
Series: Westview special studies in education.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Education in rural America.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1977
(OCoLC)644285617
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan P Sher; Faith Dunne
ISBN: 0891582010 9780891582014 0891582037 9780891582038
OCLC Number: 2646405
Description: xx, 392 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Robert Coles --
Pluralism in the countryside : a brief profile of rural America and its schools / Jonathan P. Sher --
The urbanization of rural schools, 1840-1970 / Stuart A. Rosenfeld and Jonathan P. Sher --
Economy, efficiency, and equality : the myths of rural school and district consolidation / Jonathan P. Sher and Rachel B. Tompkins --
Choosing smallness : an examination of the small school experience in rural America / Faith Dunne --
Coping with sparsity : a review of rural school finance / Rachel B. Tompkins --
Class conflict in rural education : a case study of Preston County, West Virginia / Timothy Weaver --
Centralization versus decentralization : a case study of rural education in Vermont / Stuart Rosenfeld --
What's next? a research and action agenda for rural education ; School-based community development corporations : a new strategy for education and development in rural America / Jonathan P. Sher.
Series Title: Westview special studies in education.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan P. Sher ; foreword by Robert Coles ; contributors, Faith Dunne [and others].
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