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Regional Educational Laboratory Program


How the Government Defines Rural has Implications for Education Policies and Practices

Region:
Southwest
Description:
Clearly defining what rural means has tangible implications for public policies and practices in education, from establishing resource needs to achieving the goals of No Child Left Behind in rural areas. Six definitions of rural are commonly applied in different contexts.
Publication Type:
Issues & Answers
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Publication Date:
June 2007
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