Rural Educator

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 2, Winter

An Examination of Resiliency in Rural Special Educators
Retention of rural special education teachers is a dilemma for many school districts. Districts in rural areas suffer from a lack of qualified special education teachers. Therefore, the problem of having enough qualified special educators is not easily...
Educating the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Non-Urban Population: Three Cost-Effective Strategies
The number of immigrants who do not speak English proficiently has grown rapidly in American schools. While the immigrant population is growing, the proportion of first and second-generation immigrants (the children of immigrants) is simultaneously multiplying....
From the Editor
This issue is the final issue of The Rural Educator to be published at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The journal is moving to the University of Wyoming under the editorship of Heather Duncan & Mark Stock. The current and former editorial staff...
Meeting the Needs of Struggling Readers in High School: What Are Rural Schools Doing?
Implementing effective reading programs to meet the demands of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) represents an immense challenge for all high schools, but the challenges for rural high schools may be particularly acute. Rural schools have large concentrations...
Multicultural Education for Rural Schools: Creating Relevancy in Rural America
The mobility of capital today has meant that unprecedented numbers of low-wage, low-skill jobs continue to be created in the nation 's rural areas, and these jobs are often filled by culturally and linguistically diverse individuals. As a consequence,...
Strategies for Recruitment and Retention of Secondary Teachers in Central U.S. Rural Schools
This study sought to identify differences in strategies used for teacher recruitment and retention by successful and nonsuccessful rural high schools. According to data from the 2003-2004 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), small towns and rural areas...
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