Housing Not Enough to Keep Teachers in Rural Mississippi

The teacher housing development is now inhabited by all non-educators.

Rural Communities to Use a 'Two-Generation' Approach to Fight Poverty

Ten rural and tribal communities will receive federal support to roll out programs that benefit both adults and children.

Rural, Minority Children at Disadvantage in Oregon, Study Says

The report found that rural white children and both rural and urban minority children are more likely to live in poverty in Oregon.

Education in Middle Appalachia Improving, Obstacles Remain, Report Says

Although graduation rates are rising, students in Middle Appalachia have little support for or access to post-secondary education.

Legislation Aims to Increase Food Access for Native Children

The Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act of 2015 would give tribes the ability to administer federal food programs without going through state agencies.

Report Highlights Four Ways to Prepare Rural Kids for STEM Careers

Nationwide, STEM instruction is often lacking in rural schools.

Rural Arizona Charter School Boosts College Enrollment Rates

Eighty percent of the school's 8th grade students graduate high school in four years, compared to 61 percent of Native American students statewide.

Private Funds to Boost College Readiness for Montana's Native Students

The funds will improve postsecondary transition services for American Indian students.

Rural Children Less Likely Than Urban Peers to Participate in Lunch Program

Only 63 percent of eligible students participate in the school lunch program, compared to 71 percent of urban students.

New Online Therapy Startup Targets Rural Kids with Autism

Rural families and schools often must rely on online sources to provide support to children with disabilities.

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