Districts in Florida and Tennessee, among other states, are partnering with local businesses and using videoconferencing to bolster their STEM offerings.
The lawsuit says that the state's funding system is irrational and does not provide students with an adequate education.
The i3 grant will allow the program to offer dual enrollment courses to more rural students in North Carolina.
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 have cut back on special education and library services in the wake of declining aid from the state.
Rural high schools in New York with higher than average graduation rates tend to utilize partnerships, data, remediation, and dropout prevention strategies.
At a forum in Ohio, Arne Duncan highlighted efforts to improve rural schools and outcomes for rural children.
The two-year program prepares administrators to work in fourteen rural districts in northeastern North Carolina.
Several organizations are urging the FCC to reconsider its adoption of the U.S. Census Bureau's definition of rural and urban in E-rate discount decisions.
Six tribes will use $1.2 million in federal funds to conduct research and develop plans to control schools on tribal land.