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Epilogue

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0010
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter concludes this book's research conducted in Delight and Earle, Arkansas. In 2010, the school in Delight was consolidated with Murfreesboro High, while only two of the schools in Earle ... More


The Meaning of a School

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter reviews rural education literature and traces the rural community–school relationship in the United States. It focuses on two rural communities in Arkansas, Delight and Earle. It ... More


Rural Histories

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter looks at the history of education reform and its rural consequences. It focuses on two rural histories: the history of white Americans which reflects the political and economic events of ... More


Researching Rural

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter describes research carried out in Delight and Earle. The portraiture method has been used here to investigate the roles of rural public schools in the two communities and to look at how ... More


Where the Heart Is: School, Relationships, and the Delight Community

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter describes a school in Delight which was founded in 1903. To the community of Delight, the rural school is a space where people gather. It acts as an animated and dynamic area. ... More


The Substance of Community

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explains how a school defines a community. A school pulls together a particular group of individuals into a community within a boundary and with a certain identity. In Delight, the ... More


Our Only Hope

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explains the fears and costs of losing a rural institution to the state. In the cases of Delight and Earle, the state seems to be misreading these rural communities, pressuring them with ... More


Intuit, Inc.: “It’s Time to Bury Caesar”

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines how Intuit Inc. has become a successful learning organization by creating a company-wide innovation culture and making experimentation the key process component of its decision ... More


MCs Take the Stage

Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr.

in Break Beats in the Bronx: Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632759
eISBN:
9781469632773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632759.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter shows how MCs became the dominant participants in hip hop. In addition, the chapter argues that it is because of this important shift that The Sugar Hill Gang, a crew from New Jersey ... More


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