New federal funds will help schools in Alaska improve professional development for teachers and increase learning opportunities for students.
A new scholarship and loan assistance program seeks to mitigate a shortage of agriculture teachers in Nebraska.
Representative Dave Loebsack, a rural education advocate from Iowa, will serve as top Democrat for a House K-12 policy subcommittee.
The Univ. of Illinois is struggling to recruit rural students who are already less likely to attend college.
A new study finds continued evidence that rural students are less likely to attend college than their peers and are more likely to opt for two-year or non-selective schools.
A U.S. Department of Education study found that rural schools encounter additional challenges that possibly hinder school improvement.
Education reporter Jackie Mader is the new Rural Education blogger.
Rural education blogger Diette Casey has taken a new job, and EdWeek has tapped Jackie Mader to continue its Rural Ed blog.
Teach For American has seen its number of Native corps members increase, and it has been recognized by a Native publication as a top place for STEM professionals to work.
A Finnish study finds rural schools are critical for bringing the community together and being a sign of a "living village."