Between 2000 and 2014, the percentage of rural residents who earned a bachelor's degree or higher rose from 15 percent to 19 percent.
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November 24, 2015
The initiative will offer scholarships for teachers to take courses and earn a credential to teach dual enrollment.
February 12, 2015
About half of rural school districts do not have students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses.
December 02, 2014
The majority of rural high schools that offer online courses do so because they lack the courses on campus.
November 07, 2014
The i3 grant will allow the program to offer dual enrollment courses to more rural students in North Carolina.
October 28, 2014
At a forum in Ohio, Arne Duncan highlighted efforts to improve rural schools and outcomes for rural children.
October 01, 2014
Only 25 percent of Native students completed the requirements for college admittance to the University of California and the California State University systems in the 2011-12 school year.
August 11, 2014
The program aims to increase the number of graduates practicing medicine in rural North Carolina.
June 20, 2014
Rural high school students who earn college credits are more likely to graduate and go on to postsecondary school, research has shown.
June 10, 2014
A new placement program at Northern Kentucky University will aim to place law school graduates in rural areas.