The U.S. Department of Education shifts rural education outreach responsibilities from Washington to officials in regional offices.
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January 30, 2014
January 06, 2014
Urban districts scored higher but still lose out on federal Race to the Top district money so rural proposals can be funded.
December 19, 2013
Two rural federal Race to the Top District winners take different approaches to personalize learning for students.
December 17, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan passed over other higher-scoring applications to fund two rural projects in the second round of the Race to the Top district contest.
June 12, 2013
Senators vote down proposed amendment to create Office of Rural Education in U.S. Department of Education.
May 24, 2013
New federal report gives national demographic, enrollment' and achievement figures for rural students.
September 23, 2011
The Northeast Tennessee College and Career Ready Consortium, recipient of an i3 grant, aims to boost high school students preparation for college or a career and improve their college graduation chances.
August 25, 2011
A new Center for American Progress report offers four ways federal policies and a revised Elementary and Secondary Education Act could better serve rural interests.
August 04, 2011
Recommendations from the National Summit on the Role of Education in Economic Development in Rural America target four major areas: rural infrastructure, flexibility in implementing rural improvement strategies, lack of job opportunities in rural America, and general improvement.
July 14, 2011
The New England Network for Personalization and Performance is a group of mostly rural, secondary schools in New England that are using federal Investing in Innovation grant money to change the way they teach and assess students.