Berea College in rural Kentucky launches new program to help two low-performing high schools improve graduation rates and increase college enrollment.


Charleston, S.C.-based nonprofit WINGS for Kids expands to first rural site as it eyes eventual national expansion.


A rural Kentucky college wins one of the biggest single donations INCLUDE A FIGURE--MB in history of higher education, and rural students and schools benefit from separate scholarship fund.


Study finds teachers in rural Appalachia have weak credentials, and that has long-term implications for the quality of instruction in those schools.


A program in eastern North Carolina that helps rural schools grow their own teachers receives a boost with a $2.28 million, five-year grant.


Some say it's a common and widespread myth that the tradition of a summer break started in rural communities.


Rural Appalachian schools in Ohio say the state's newest budget is the worst for poor districts in decades.


Penn State Associate Professor Mark Brennan will serve as Chair of Rural Community, Leadership and Youth Development for UNESCO.


Rural residents see preschool programs for low-income children as one good strategy to boost the local economy, according to a new survey.


Some Rural Missouri school leaders say they're concerned about a lack of emphasis on rural schools' needs in the state's educational reforms.


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