Topic: Rural Education
Purpose: The National Center for Research on Rural Education will identify, develop, and validate professional development practices that lead to the delivery of improved instruction in rural schools and improve rural studentsí acquisition of knowledge and skills in reading, science, and mathematics. More specifically, it will focus on three primary goals:
A secondary goal is to work cooperatively with the Institute to formulate and carry out the results of supplementary research studies that are responsive to the needs of rural education practitioners and policy makers.
IES Program Contact: Dr. Emily Doolittle
Telephone: (202) 219-1201
Project Website: http://r2ed.unl.edu/.
Publications from this project:
Semke, C.A., and Sheridan, S.M. (2012). Family-School Connections in Rural Educational Settings: A Systematic Review of the Empirical Literature.School Community Journal,22 (1), 21–47.