Transforming Low-Performing Rural Schools: Texas Comprehensive Center Briefing Paper, Number 10

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Authors: Stella Bell, Sylvia Segura Pirtle, Shirley Beckwith, Jesse Mabus, Haidee Williams, Erin McCann

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• Published: 2012    • 14 pages   

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Implementing school reform is often associated with urban rather than rural settings. However, the rural student population is growing, and rural settings offer many unique resources that can be leveraged to promote the transformation of low-performing schools. This brief examines how districts and schools can integrate these unique attributes and resources to improve low-performing schools.