South Carolina's highest court hears arguments on whether the state meets its requirement to offer all students a "minimally adequate" education.
If Congress can't reach a long-term deficit-reduction plan by the end of the year, automatic cuts could prove hurt rural schools especially hard, the Rural School and Community Trust says.
The Rural Ed blog will be on a brief hiatus.
One farmer wonders whether rural school year calendar should be more responsive to the needs of farming communities.
Rural schools receive $2.3 million in grants from the nonprofit arm of an agricultural products company.
Place-based education and virtual field trips can be beneficial to students regardless of where they live, but these two strategies can be particularly helpful to rural students.
In some of Alaska's most remote classrooms, one rural district administrator is using virtual learning to raise students' math scores.
A new $1.9 million, four-year study hopes to figure out what it takes to get rural middle school students ready for algebra.
The way charter schools are funded can have serious effects on the budgets of small, rural districts, according to new analysis from the Rural School and Community Trust.
Few states hire officials who are dedicated to rural education, but one of the states that does just hired someone new for the job.