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Elementary education in rural areas of the United States.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Education and Labor.

Elementary education in rural areas of the United States.

Hearings, Seventy-first Congress, third session.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Education and Labor.

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education.,
  • Rural schools.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA219 .A5 1931
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6470322M
    LC Control Number44016254
    OCLC/WorldCa21644663


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THE STATUS OF RURAL EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES. INTRODUCTION. A great deal has been written and said complimentary to the pub-lic schools of the United States, concerning their high standing and progressiveness, as indicated by the constant adoption of new and better methods of teaching and of better buildings and equipment.

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Public schools in rural areas enrolled 12 million. The findings of this report indicate that in over half of all operating school districts and one-third of all public schools in the United States were in rural areas; yet only one-fifth of all public school students were enrolled in rural areas.

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there has been keen interest. Rural education reflects the circumstances, challenges, and context of places in America called "rural." Rural America has been and continues to be a vital part of the nation. As ofrural America comprised 2, counties, contained 83 percent.

Education is a key driver of economic prosperity for people and places and is associated with higher earnings and lower unemployment rates.

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Rural life isn’t for everyone, and a life that’s simpler can seem to some people like a life that’s “less than”. The median annual wage for elementary school teachers, except special education was $58, in May The median annual wage for kindergarten teachers, except special education was $55, in May Overall employment of kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to grow 3 percent from toslower than the average Entry-level education: Bachelor's degree.

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The United States Census Bureau defines “rural” as an area that encompasses all population, housing, and territory not included within an urban area. According to this definition, rural areas take up 97% of the United States’ land, yet only account for about % of the nation’s population (about 60 million people).

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