Last Updated: March 16, 2011
Marty Strange, Policy Director for the Rural Trust, is the featured guest in a Kappan Conversation at 4 p.m. ET, Thursday, March 24. Marty's article, "Finding Fairness for Rural Students," appeared in the March 2011 edition of Kappan, which focused on education for rural and remote students.
If high-poverty rural and small town districts were one school district, it would be the largest, poorest, most racially diverse district in the nation, says Marty Strange. Why aren’t we paying more attention to the needs of American students in rural and remote communities?
For details and registration, visit www.pdkintl.org/webinars/kappanconv.htm. Deadline for registration is March 22.
Read the full article text at the Phi Delta Kappan website at www.kappanmagazine.org/content/92/6/8.full.