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Community and family influences on educational performance in rural communities

Thomas G. Johnson

Community and family influences on educational performance in rural communities

by Thomas G. Johnson

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Published by Economic Development Assistance Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia, Southwest.,
  • Kentucky.,
  • Virginia, Southwest,
  • Kentucky
    • Subjects:
    • Rural schools -- Virginia, Southwest.,
    • Rural schools -- Kentucky.,
    • Students -- Virginia, Southwest -- Social conditions.,
    • Students -- Kentucky -- Social conditions.,
    • Academic achievement -- Virginia, Southwest -- Statistics.,
    • Academic achievement -- Kentucky -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-23).

      Statementdeveloped by Thomas G. Johnson, David Broomhall.
      ContributionsBroomhall, David E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Economic Development Assistance Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC5147.V8 J64 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination35 p. :
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL936850M
      LC Control Number95620562
      OCLC/WorldCa32407603

      This book aims to help parents, community members, and educators find resources, design school options, and take action together to improve small rural schools in ways that meet community and student needs. Chapter 1 discusses the virtues of smallness, outlines basic assumptions about the role and nature of good education, examines the school-community relationship and the need to reestablish Cited by: The data is from the USDA Hatch funded Multi-State Project, “Interactions of Individual, Family, Community, and Policy Contexts on the Mental and Physical Health of Diverse Rural Low Income.

        ASCD Customer Service. Phone Monday through Friday a.m p.m. ASCD () Address North Beauregard St. Alexandria, VA Parent involvement programs for rural communities work best when they respond to particular features of the communities they serve. Research provides conflicting findings about whether rural parents are more or less involved in their children's education than are urban or suburban parents. Even if parent involvement is more prevalent in rural schools, rural educators still face challenges Cited by: 9.

      Rural Community Spotlight 15 Chapter 4: Schools 16 The Role of Schools in Obesity Prevention 17 Strategies 17 Strategies in Action 21 Initiatives Successfully Implemented in Rural Settings 23 Additional Resources and Tools 23 Rural Community Spotlight 24 Chapter 5: Out-of-School Time 25 The Role of Out-of-School Time in Obesity Prevention A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.


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