Some States Awarded Ag Education Grants

The grants will be used to teach students about career opportunities in agriculture.

Tenn. Brings High School Equivalency Exams to Rural Residents

The mobile units will allow residents to take high school equivalency exams in rural areas.

Obama Administration Announces $2.5 Million for Tribal School Improvements

Tribes will be able to apply for competitive grants to reform aspects of Bureau of Indian Education schools.

North Dakota Superintendent Calls for American Indian Curriculum

The new curriculum would teach all students about tribes and Indian culture in North Dakota.

Missouri Law Aims to Put Med. School Grads in Rural Areas

Rural children are more likely to be overweight, but often lack access to doctors and health care.

Rural Libraries Lag in Bandwidth, Technology Staff

A recent survey found libraries provide communities with 21st century resources and skills yet are often lacking in rural areas.

A Frank Discussion of the Challenges for Colorado's Rural Teachers

Some rural Colorado teachers say rural areas present challenges to those attempting to live and teach in the community.

Common Core Exams Pose a Challenge For Rural Districts

Rural schools often lack the bandwidth, technology, and funding to transition to new, online exams.

Wyoming's Native Students More Likely to Face Suspension

Although Native American students make up a small percentage of Wyoming's student population, they are suspended more than their non-minority peers.

Some Oregon Districts Have Worst 'Bang for Educational Buck'

A new report found that rural districts in Oregon are spending high amounts on students yet performing poorly on state exams.

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