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Crisis in the Heartland: Addressing Unexpected Challenges in Rural Education

Recent increases in cultural and linguistic diversity in Kansas have raised three challenges for educators, especially rural educators: geographic isolation, capacity building, and professional development. Describes innovative, nontraditional programs developed by Kansas State University to help educators meet these challenges, including distance education, collaborative site-specific adaptations of curriculum and instruction, and cross-cultural sensitivity training. (TD)

  • Author/Creator: Murry, Kevin, Herrera, Socorro
  • Date Published: Spr
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Journal of Research in Rural Education
  • Number: 1
  • Volume: 14
  • Year: 1998

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