Report: Many Tribal Libraries Lack Computers, Broadband

The report found that tribal libraries lack resources and services that urban and suburban libraries often offer to patrons.


USDA Awards Loans for Rural Broadband

The loan money will be used to improve broadband access in rural communities in three states.


Rural Ed Blog on Vacation

The rural blog will be a bit slower for the next two weeks as I head out of the office for vacation. I'll be diving back in the week of September 9th. Feel free to send stories or ideas my way while I'm gone!...


How to Engage Rural Native Communities in Education

A recent webinar suggested tips to improve community and family engagement in education.


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.


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