Nationwide, only 69.6 percent of Native American students graduate in four years.
About one third of Wyoming's Native students miss school due to transportation, family issues, and a mistrust of schools.
A recent study found that rural teenagers often struggle to access reading material and feel unsupported by their communities when it comes to reading.
A new Education Week series chronicles the immense challenges some rural school districts have faced in accessing and paying for faster Internet.
The initiative will offer scholarships for teachers to take courses and earn a credential to teach dual enrollment.
USDA grants will improve educational opportunities in rural schools across the country.
The proposed salary schedule would mean 105 percent salary raises in some rural districts.
The new district would separate from the large Clark County School District and represent three rural towns.
A program in rural Alabama will offer free community college to parents.
Eight tribes will receive nearly $2.5 million in federal funding.