A group of Iowa educators and lawmakers is exploring alternatives to school district consolidation, and one potential option is an increased reliance on online learning.


Rural children entering kindergarten have less advanced reading and math skills than children living in suburbs and small cities.


One rural Colorado elementary school is putting an emphasis on physical activity and earning national attention for its efforts.


Rural schools in 41 states will see more federal funding this month as part of the Secure Rural Schools Act.


High-achieving, low-income students who don't live in major metro areas less likely to apply to selective colleges.


Federally funded comprehensive center will receive help from Native student education advocacy group to develop curricula to teach Native languages and cultures in schools.


U.S. Secretary of Agriculture declares rural America "less relevant." So what does that mean for its schools?


A high-profile rural-focused project to turnaround a struggling West Virginia school district is wrapping up its first year and reporting progress.


One rural advocate says the time has come to create separate federal competitions for rural schools.


Community schools can help create more equitable conditions for learning and teaching in rural areas, according to a national alliance.


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