Getting closer to rural communities
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Getting closer to rural communities a rural resource paper giving some rural definitions by Liz Barnes

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Published by NCVO in London .
Written in English


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StatementLiz Barnes.
ContributionsNational Council for Voluntary Organisations.
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Open LibraryOL19957991M

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  But if you can find a job, you may want to look at smaller, slower-growing metro areas that tend to get overlooked - places like Toledo, Ohio; Rochester, NY; the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area in PA; and so on. They offer airports and malls and hospitals, but tend to be less expensive than other areas, for the most part. children in rural areas were less likely than urban children ever to be fed breast milk: percent of urban children were ever breastfed, com-pared to percent of children in large rural areas and percent of those in small rural areas. Children liv-ing in rural areas were also more likely than urban children to be overweight or obese. The rural, urban, and suburban flippy books ask students to tell sounds from each community, which is an interesting way for them to think about the differences between the three communities! To assemble the flippy books, just copy, fold "hotdog style" and then again "hamburger style" to have a little four page booklet for each student!4/5(). If rural communities are to survive and successfully combat their problems, they must develop new economies, attract working-age people and redesign schools. Rural Education: Selected full-text books and articles. Why Rural Schools Matter By Mara Casey Tieken .