Educator Magazines & Policy Briefs


Gregg, S., Rockefeller, J., Marockie, H., Jackson, L., Ireland, R., Gregg, B., & Howley, C.  (1997).  The telecommunications Act of 1996: A guide for educators (Policy Brief).  Charleston, WV: Appalachia Educational Laboratory.  (full text)

 Harmon, H., Howley, C., Smith, C., & Dickens, B.  (1998).  Planning schools for rural communities.  Charleston, WV:  Appalachia Educational Laboratory.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 428 912)  (full text)

 Howley, A., & Howley, C.  (2004).  High-quality teaching:  Providing for rural teachers’ professional development (Policy Brief).  Charleston, WV:  AEL, Inc.  (full text)

 Howley, A., & Howley, C.  (1995).  The power of babble:  Technology and rural education.  Phi Delta Kappan, 77(2), 126-131.   (pre-publication version)

 Howley, C.  (2003).  Sustaining small rural high schools. The School Administrator, 60(9), 16-19. (full text)

 Howley, C.  (2002).  Grade span configurations:  Research and recommendations for practice.  The School Administrator, 59(3), 24-29.  (full text)

 Howley, C.  (2001).  Research on smaller schools:  What education leaders need to know to make better decisions (Informed Educator Series, Stock# 0401).  Arlington, VA:  Educational Research Service. (ERIC abstract)

 Howley, C.  (2000).  School district size and school performance.  Charleston, WV:  Appalachia Educational Laboratory. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. 448 961)  (full text)

 Howley, C.  (1999, April).  Doing the Right Thing:  Community  Stewardship and Rural School-to-Career.  High School Magazine,  pp.  26-27.  (no useful link available)

 Howley, C.  (1997).  Dumbing down by sizing up:  Why smaller schools make more sense--if you want to affect student outcomes.  The School Administrator, 54(9), 24-26, 28, 30.  (full text)

 Howley, C.  (1992).  Early school entry is essential for many gifted children.  The ERIC Review, 2(1), 19-20. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED343583)  (no useful link available)

 Howley, C.  (1986). Cybernetics in gifted education.  Computers in the Schools, 3(2), 97-102.  (no link available)

 Howley, C.  (1986). It's controversial, but "acceleration" could bring gifted kids up to full speed.  American  School Board Journal, 174(6), 32-33, 40.  (ERIC abstract)

 Howley, C., & Bickel, R.  (2002).  The influence of scale.  American School Board Journal, 189(3), 28-30.   (ERIC abstract)

 Howley, C., DeYoung, A., & Theobald, P.  (1996).  Rural blues: How middle schools threaten rural communities.  American School Board Journal, 183(8), 42-45.  (ERIC abstract)

 Howley, C., & Howley, A.  (2004). Smaller schools support student achievement (Policy Brief).  Ames, IA:  North Central Regional Center for Rural Development.  Retrieved January 16, 2005 from

 Howley, C., & Howley, A.  (1986, December-January).  When bright kids make bad grades.  Network, 5-7.  (no link available)

 Howley, C., & Howley, A.  (1985).  A personal record:  Is acceleration worth the effort?  Roeper Review, 8(l), 43-45. (full text; reprinted by RR in 2002)

 Howley, C., Howley, A., & Burgess, L.  (2006).  Just say no to fads: Traditional rural pathways to success often bypass what some view as ‘best practice.’ The School Administrator, March, pp. 26-27, 29, 31-32, 33.  (full text)

 Lawrence, B., Abramson, P., Bergsagel, V., Bingler, S., Diamond, B., Greene, T., Hill, B., Howley, C., Mitchell, S., Stephen, D., Washor, E.  (2005).  Dollars and sense II:  Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools.  Cincinnati, OH:  KnowledgeWorks Foundation.  (full text)

 Lawrence, B., Bingler, S., Diamond, B., Hill, B., Hoffman, J., Howley, C., Mitchell, S., Rudolph, D., & Washor, E.  (2002).  Dollars and sense:  The cost effectiveness of small schools.  Cincinnati, OH:  KnowledgeWorks Foundation.  (full text)