City Kid, Country Kid - a lot of the same needs

Harvard PR, but also a good read in "Urban Legends of Rural Schools" which is an interview with Donna San Antonio, a Harvard University School of Education lecturer and author of Adolescent Lives in Transition: How Social Class Influences the Adjustment to Middle School. Regardless of locale, schools still have work to do to:
  • build diverse learning environments and the skills to teach in them
  • invite more parent participation, and
  • integrate experiential and inter-disciplinary methods of teaching and learning