Kentucky Anti-Obesity Program Expands to Rural Preschoolers

Nationwide, rural students are more likely to be overweight and lack access to healthy foods.


Rural Ala. Residents Receive Free Internet From School District

The Piedmont City School District has used grants to build a wireless network over its rural community.


Rural Districts in New Jersey Lose Funding Lawsuit

The lawsuit alleged that rural districts in the state have been underfunded for years.


Rural States, Tribes to Benefit from Preschool Grants

Alabama, Montana, and Vermont were among the winners of federal preschool money to launch or expand early-childhood education programs.


New Lunch Rules Too Cumbersome for Some Rural Schools

Eighteen districts in Oregon do not serve school lunches, which they say is partly due to challenging requirements of the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.


Poor, Rural States Slash Higher Education

Many states, including some of the nation's most rural, are cutting academic majors to save money.


Graduation Rates Lag at Tribal Colleges

Only 20 percent of students at federally funded tribal colleges earn four-year degrees in six years.


E-Learning on Snow Days Raises Concerns for Rural Areas

Rural areas may lack the connectivity needed for online learning programs during snow days.


Online Classes Prevalent in Rural Tennessee Schools

The majority of rural high schools that offer online courses do so because they lack the courses on campus.


Student Homelessness Increases in Rural Kansas

Rural districts have seen a sharp increase in homeless students possibly due to growing child-poverty rates.


Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments