NCLB Routes Funding To Rural Districts, Provides Flexibility
- Rural Schools. Lewis, Anne C. // Education Digest;Apr2003, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p69
Discusses the impact of the No Child Left Behind educational law on U.S. rural schools. Scope of the law; Highlights of a study on the importance of rural education; Implication for the teaching shortage.
- Advocates Push Plan for Rural-District Grant. Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week;02/24/99, Vol. 18 Issue 24, p20
Reports on the revision of the United States Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Call for carving out formula-based grants; Details on the Rural Education Initiative; Comments from rural school leaders on the grant process.
- Will the NCLB help rural schools? Watts Hull, Jonathan R. // State Government News;Jun2003, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p15
Focuses on the impact of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act on rural schools in the U.S. Features of the NCLB; Benefits of the legislation to schools; Comments from Senator Alice V. Harden on the legislation.
- Leaving Rural Children Behind. Tompkins, Rachel B. // Education Week;3/26/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 28, p44
Comments on education in the United States, in light of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. View that the law is an example of a "one size fits all" education policy; How the legislation impacts rural schools with its requirement for certified teachers; Discussion of the needs of students in...
- Bill Aimed at Promoting Rural College Partnerships. // Community College Week;2/25/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p13
This article reports on the move of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, to introduce the College and University Rural Education (CURE) Act of 2008. The bill has been referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. CURE Act aims to create partnerships between rural colleges...
- LEGISLATIVE UPDATE. // Education Week;5/19/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 34, p23
The article report developments in the final actions of legislatures on education related matters in the U.S. In North Dakota, legislature minimally funded an incentive program for cooperation and consolidation among rural schools. The FairStart counseling program for schools was eliminated and...
- W. Va. Eyes Softer Stand on School Mergers. Richard, Alan // Education Week;2/4/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 21, p16
West Virginia Governor Bob Wise has urged the legislature during his State of the State Address on January 14, 2004 to change laws that allow two-hour bus rides for some students and have forced more than 200 schools to merge with others in West Virginia over the past decade. The remarks were...
- Rural Schools See Problems Meeting ESEA Rules. Richard, Alan // Education Week;3/13/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 26, p17
Offers a look at how U.S. President George W. Bush's educational policy effects rural schools. Problems in rural schools such as teacher hiring and training; Discussion of the federal educational law and how it is more applicable to urban than to rural schools; Use of the federal funds in rural...
- With Education in Washington. Evans, Luther // Education Digest;Jan1959, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p53
The article presents news items on education in Washington as of January 1959. The Democrats have strong majorities in both houses of Congress and hopes are higher than in many years that the time has come for a sweeping federal bill for school support, for construction and possibly for...