Summer Food Programs Scarce in Rural Kansas

Fewer than 1 in 10 of Kansas' low-income children received a summer meal in July 2014.


In Rural Michigan, More Funding, Staff, Boost Native American Performance

The small, rural school has used federal money to hire specialists and provide interventions to struggling students.


Series Explores Rural Brain Drain Through Eyes of Students

The series will follow four recent graduates and explore the many factors that influence rural brain drain.


Study: Rural Indiana Students More Likely to 'Undermatch' in College Enrollment

About 28 percent of rural graduates enrolled in a college that was less selective than they were qualified for, compared to about 24 percent of nonrural students.


Minnesota Boosts Funding for Native Schools, Students

The bill will increase per-pupil funding at tribal schools and will provide more money for schools that serve Native American students.


Wisconsin Proposal Would Reduce Requirements for Alternative Teachers

The proposal aims to fill teaching positions in rural schools.


Rural Florida Schools Could Benefit From Gov. Scott's Budget Proposal

A new state budget proposed by Florida Governor Rick Scott could not only boost public education funding, but it could also help rural schools in Florida.


Colorado Teacher Turnover Rate Highest in Rural Districts

Teacher turnover rates have reached a 15-year high in Colorado, with rural districts leading the state.


In One Tribal District, Native Teachers May Be Key to Improvement

A Wisconsin district has increased its percentage of Native teachers and is seeing improved outcomes for students.


Rural Oregon Students Less Likely to Enroll, Persist in College

Fifty-five percent of rural Oregon students included in the study enrolled in college, compared to 63 percent of non-rural students.


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