Rural school superintendent Michael Johnson will replace the state's former education commissioner, who resigned earlier this year.
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June 07, 2016
The new rural and tribal Promise Zones will focus on boosting education and economic opportunities.
May 19, 2016
The report found that technical assistance was key for helping schools implement a transformation model.
March 23, 2016
The funding will support schools that rely on timber revenue for operating costs.
March 21, 2016
Native students at BIE schools would be able to receive scholarships to attend private schools or receive tutors in certain states.
February 24, 2016
The initiatives aim to encourage and reward rural communities that prioritize improving rural child poverty.
April 28, 2015
Funding will be distributed to 41 states and Puerto Rico to support schools and roads located near national forest land.
April 16, 2015
The extension is part of a 'doc fix' bill that also reauthorizes or extends several programs that serve children.
April 03, 2015
Schools near national forest land rely on the act to provide consistent revenue.
February 24, 2015
Some rural districts could lose more than 50 percent of Title I funding.