N.C. Task Force Offers Suggestions for Rural Health

The task force recommended that the state focus on economic and education factors to improve health in rural areas.


Rural Charter School Challenges Highlighted in Michigan

The closing of a rural charter school in Michigan demonstrates some of the challenges that rural charter schools face.


Report: Rural Schools Have More Non-Teaching Staff Per Student Than Urban Schools

The report found that rural districts have increase teacher aids and other support staff more than urban districts.


Report: Ohio's Rural-Urban Child Health Gap Expanding

The report found that children in rural Ohio face more health issues than their urban peers due to poverty and a lack of resources.


UNC School of Medicine Receives Endowment for Rural Health Program

The program aims to increase the number of graduates practicing medicine in rural North Carolina.


'Reconnecting McDowell' Moves Forward With Teacher Village

The teacher village will provide housing units and a coffee shop in an attempt to retain educators.


How Rural Districts Can Build a 'Safe Routes to School' Program

Although programs that encourage physical exercise can benefit children, those programs can be hard to implement in rural areas.


New 'eLearning Centers' Bring Technology to Rural Kentucky

The computer labs will provide access for students and classes for adults to further education attainment.


Private Fund Created to Support Rural Communities

The $10 billion private fund will support infrastructure projects in rural areas.


Report: Rural Students, Not Urban Ones, Are Top Users of Food Assistance

The federal program is more common in rural households where residents often lack access to healthy foods.


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