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Public education in sparsely populated areas of the United States

Jonathan P Sher

Public education in sparsely populated areas of the United States

a country paper prepared for the Center for Educational Research and Innovation, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Paris, France

by Jonathan P Sher

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Published by Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Education Division, National Institute of Education in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Rural -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jonathan P. Sher, Stuart A. Rosenfeld
    ContributionsRosenfeld, Stuart A., jt. auth, National Institute of Education (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14903159M

    Malaria and the United States. Through economic development and public health measures, the United States has succeeded in eliminating malaria. While malaria was officially considered to be eliminated from the U.S. in the s, approximately 1, travel .   Even before and certainly ever since the release of A Nation at Risk by the National Commission on Excellence in Education, national economic competitiveness has been offered as a primary reason for pushing school reform. The commission warned, “If only to keep and improve on the slim competitive edge we still retain in world markets, we must dedicate ourselves to the reform of our.

      Meanwhile, only percent of high school public school teachers across all subject areas are black — the highest percentage is for health and physical education. About one-third of the approximately , public schools in the United States in were located in rural areas (32,), more than in suburbs (27,), cities (26,), or towns (14,). Fewer students, however, were enrolled in public schools in rural areas than in suburbs and cities.

    Public Education: The United States Words | 4 Pages. Public education is a good that is privileged to everyone in the United States. While education may seem extensive and unnecessary, especially to youth, achieving an education has benefitted people through the history of the U.S., which in turn benefits the U.S.’s welfare. Like the United States, the Philippine nation has an extensive and highly inclusive system of education, including higher education. In the present day, the United States continues to influence the Philippines education system, as many of the country’s teachers and professors have earned advanced degrees from United States universities.


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