Volume 08

Volume 8 (1992)

Issue 1 (Winter 1992)

The Condition of the Diverse Regions of Rural America
E. R. Stephens


Informing Policymakers About the Impact of State Funding Formula Components on Rural Schools
G. R. Bass, D. Verstegen


Town Tuitioning in Maine: Parental Choice of Secondary Schools in Rural Communities
J. Maddaus & D. A. Mirochnik


Evaluating the Benefits of a Computer Based Telecommunication Network: Telementoring and Teletraining for Educators in Rural Areas
R. M. Kendall


Funding Inequities in New Hampshire School Districts: Political Realities and Public Attitudes
V. E. Garland


Country Kids, City Kids: Community Context and Geopolitical Identity
J. A. Gamradt & P. G. Avery


Effects of Human Capital and Social Capital on Dropping Out of High School in the South
M. H. Smith, L. J. Beaolieu & G. D. Israel


Rural Special Education Placements: Stability and Change
D. W. Halgren & H. F. Clarizio

Issue 2 (Summer 1992)

Differences Between Rural and Nonrural Secondary Science Teachers: Evidence From the Longitudinal Study of American Youth
W. S. Carlsen & D. H. Monk


Analysis of Local Stakeholder Opposition to School District Consolidation: An Application of Interpretive Theory to Public Policy Making
J. G. Ward & F. J. Rink


The Organizational Socialization of Rural High School Principals: Teacher Influences
J. C. Hurley


Classifying Extraordinary State Policy Strategies for Assisting Rural School Districts
E. R. Stephens


Quest for Educational Equality: The Case of a Rural Pre-Service Teacher Education Program
V. J. Storey


Grade Span and Eighth-Grade Academic Achievement: Evidence From a Predominantly Rural State
D. F. Wihry, T. Coladarci & C. Meadow

Issue 3 (Fall 1992)

Introduction
J. D. Stern


Mapping the Research Task for the Construction of a Federal System for Classifying the Nation’s Rural School Districts
E. R. Stephens


An Analysis of Selected Economic, Social, and Fiscal Indicators for Nonmetropolitan School Classification Schemes
R. J. Reeder


The Use of Census Geography and County Typologies in the Construction of Classification Systems for Rural Schools and Districts
W. L. Elder


Toward the Construction of a Federal Policy-Impact Code for Classifying the Nation’s Rural School Districts: A Response to Stephens, Reeder, and Elder
P. M. Nachtigal


More Questions Than Answers: A Response to Stephens, Reeder, And Elder
R. D. Bhaerman