Report: Rural Northeast Teachers Unprepared for Common Core

The report found that teachers in rural northeast school districts need more professional development tailored to the unique needs of rural schools to implement the new standards.


Dearth of School Nurses Impacts Health and Education in Rural Mississippi

More than 12,300 students across Mississippi attend school daily in a district with no nurse, and often without access to doctors or health clinics.


S.C. Supreme Court Rules For Poor, Rural Districts in Lawsuit

The ruling found that the state has failed to provide an adequate education for students in poor and rural districts.


Rural Districts Band Together to Improve STEM Education

Districts in Florida and Tennessee, among other states, are partnering with local businesses and using videoconferencing to bolster their STEM offerings.


Rural Districts Join Pa. School Funding Lawsuit.

The lawsuit says that the state's funding system is irrational and does not provide students with an adequate education.


Federal Grant to Boost Rural Dual Enrollment Program

The i3 grant will allow the program to offer dual enrollment courses to more rural students in North Carolina.


Rural District Under Fire for Authorizing Charter Schools

A rural district in southern California is the subject of several lawsuits after it authorized charter schools that have opened in neighboring districts, according to LA School Report.


Rural Schools Hit by Wisconsin Budget Cuts

Rural schools have cut back on special education and library services in the wake of declining aid from the state.


Report: Partnerships, Family Outreach Key to Rural Grad Rates

Rural high schools in New York with higher than average graduation rates tend to utilize partnerships, data, remediation, and dropout prevention strategies.


Ed. Sec. Duncan Discusses Challenges, Successes of Rural Schools

At a forum in Ohio, Arne Duncan highlighted efforts to improve rural schools and outcomes for rural children.


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