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5 edition of Rural schools in Canada found in the catalog.

Rural schools in Canada

their organization, administration and supervision, by James Collins Miller.

by James Collins Miller

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Published by Teachers college, Columbia University in New York .
Written in English

  • Rural schools -- Canada,
  • School management and organization -- Canada,
  • Education -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesContributions to education -- no. 61, Contributions to education -- no. 61.
    LC ClassificationsLA4l4 .M5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 1 \U+fffd\, 236 p.
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14041180M
    LC Control Number14004896

    The Rural Schools Association is a statewide, member driven organization dedicated to representing the interests of small and rural school districts in New York State. Approximately school districts and BOCES units are currently enrolled as members of RSA. In addition to the financial support provided by RSA members, supplemental assistance. EducationDynamics maintains business relationships with the schools it features. The sources for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Full text of "Rural Schools in Canada: Their Organization, Administration and Supervision, by James Collins Miller" See other formats. The No Child Left Behind Act of poses unique challenges for rural schools and districts. Small schools are more likely to be labeled as needing improvement due to the volatility of annual test scores for small student populations. Rural districts are limited in their capacity to provide parents with school choice, and rural districts face greater challenges than their urban or suburban Author: Cynthia Reeves.

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