Constructing and Staffing the Cultural Bridge: The School as Change Agent in Rural Appalachia.

@inproceedings{DeYoung1995ConstructingAS,
  title={Constructing and Staffing the Cultural Bridge: The School as Change Agent in Rural Appalachia.},
  author={Alan J. DeYoung},
  year={1995}
}
Rural American schools still educate almost 28 percent of the nation's children, but only educational historians and rural sociologists have paid much attention to issues and dynamics of such places. Here, rural educators often intentionally teach and model national norms, values, expectations, and skills. Such teachings, they allege, are particularly critical to children's successful participation in the national culture, as rural communities typically do not have the types of complementary… CONTINUE READING

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