Fewer than 1 in 10 of Kansas' low-income children received a summer meal in July 2014.
The small, rural school has used federal money to hire specialists and provide interventions to struggling students.
The series will follow four recent graduates and explore the many factors that influence rural brain drain.
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.
The bill will increase per-pupil funding at tribal schools and will provide more money for schools that serve Native American students.
The proposal aims to fill teaching positions in rural schools.
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.
Teacher turnover rates have reached a 15-year high in Colorado, with rural districts leading the state.
A Wisconsin district has increased its percentage of Native teachers and is seeing improved outcomes for students.
Fifty-five percent of rural Oregon students included in the study enrolled in college, compared to 63 percent of non-rural students.