Pre-K Network Expands to Indian Reservation

A new Educare early-childhood school will mix research-based instruction with Native culture and language.


University to Recruit Native Students to STEM Programs

In 2011, minority students, including American Indians and Alaska Natives, made up only 10 percent of the workforce in science and engineering jobs.


Rural Areas Vulnerable to School-to-Prison Pipelines

The rate of incarcerated youth in West Virginia has grown more than any other state since 2001.


Report: STEM Education Lacking in Rural Areas

Rural students are less likely to have access to STEM programs to build interest and skills in science, technology, engineering and math.


Rural Music Programs Turn to Grants, Fundraisers to Survive

As more music and arts classes hit the chopping block, rural music teachers say they rely on outside money to keep those programs alive.


University to Recruit, Train More American Indian Teachers

Native American teachers are underrepresented in schools nationwide.


Are Charter Schools Needed in Rural Areas?

Only 16 percent of charter schools are in rural areas, and some question whether they benefit rural communities.


Report: American Indian Enrollment Declining at Some California Colleges

Only 25 percent of Native students completed the requirements for college admittance to the University of California and the California State University systems in the 2011-12 school year.


Rural New Jersey Districts File Lawsuit for More Funding

The lawsuit claims that rural districts in New Jersey have been underfunded compared to the state's urban districts.


National Teach Ag Day Highlights Agriculture Teachers, Careers

Teachers can access lesson plans and resources to teach students about possible careers as an agricultural educator.


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