A new federal report found that fewer graduates of rural schools completed a sequence of science courses than graduates of non-rural schools.
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May 30, 2014
May 28, 2014
An FCC plan to expand Internet access in rural areas has been approved by a federal appeals court.
May 21, 2014
A bill proposed by House Republicans targets low-income rural children for a federal summer food pilot program.
April 29, 2014
New federal data show that several rural states have the highest four-year graduation rates, but disparities persist between student groups.
April 17, 2014
New federal funds will help schools in Alaska improve professional development for teachers and increase learning opportunities for students.
April 15, 2014
Representative Dave Loebsack, a rural education advocate from Iowa, will serve as top Democrat for a House K-12 policy subcommittee.
April 09, 2014
A U.S. Department of Education study found that rural schools encounter additional challenges that possibly hinder school improvement.
January 31, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education shifts rural education outreach responsibilities from Washington to officials in regional offices.
January 07, 2014
Urban districts scored higher but still lose out on federal Race to the Top district money so rural proposals can be funded.
January 02, 2014
Two rural federal Race to the Top District winners take different approaches to personalize learning for students.