Minnesota's Native American Educators Lobby State for More Funding

Tribal schools in Minnesota receive about $5,000 per student in federal funds, which is half of the per-pupil amount that the state provides to other school districts.

Rural Districts Poised to Lose Under NCLB Rewrite, Report Says

Some rural districts could lose more than 50 percent of Title I funding.

Oklahoma University Study to Investigate Dearth of Native Students in STEM Majors

The study will examine the experiences of Native American students that impact interest in STEM fields.

New Collaboration to Target Early-Literacy Skills in Rural Schools

The project aims to build capacity among rural educators and communities to boost early-literacy skills.

Rural Students Lack Access to Advanced Placement Classes

About half of rural school districts do not have students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses.

Rural Schools See Sharp Funding Cuts From National Forest Revenues

This year, states will receive a significant decrease in funding for roads and schools in areas near national forests.

W.Va. Partnership Supports Grandparents in Raising School-Age Children

Nearly 45 percent of children in rural McDowell County, West Virginia do not live with their parents and many are being raised by grandparents.

Rural W.Va. District Combats Community Woes Through Partnership

A two-part series by Learning Matters TV, for PBS Newshour, explores the 'deep-rooted' challenges facing rural West Virginia schools.

Obama Budget Proposal Boosts Native College- and Career-Readiness Funding

The president is seeking a $50 million increase in funding for a grant program aimed at expanding opportunities for Native American youth.

Wisconsin Budget to Include Rural School Funds

The budget proposal will include transportation aid to cash-strapped rural schools.

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