Sam Sperry

The Politics of K-12 Education in Small Rural School Districts: The Case of Idaho

This report was published by the Rural Opportunities Consortium of Idaho as part of their research on the challenges of rural education.

Better Schools Through Better Politics: The Human Side of Portfolio School District Reform

This working paper series examines the politics of portfolio school district reform, with a primary focus on the issues surrounding high school closures.

Strategic Communications for Portfolio School District Reform

This paper, one of a series of papers designed to assist leaders in portfolio district reform efforts, argues that effective, strategic communications policies and practices are a key element of successful portfolio reform.