The proposal would make school districts less dependent on agricultural land property taxes.
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January 16, 2015
January 15, 2015
The report found that consolidation and removal of grants would not improve rural schools and communities.
December 31, 2014
Lawmakers contend a recent court order is "vague" and ignores recent education reforms.
December 29, 2014
The state has ordered the district to switch to a traditional schedule for the 2015-16 school year.
December 16, 2014
The lawsuit alleged that rural districts in the state have been underfunded for years.
November 13, 2014
The ruling found that the state has failed to provide an adequate education for students in poor and rural districts.
November 11, 2014
The lawsuit says that the state's funding system is irrational and does not provide students with an adequate education.
November 04, 2014
Rural schools have cut back on special education and library services in the wake of declining aid from the state.
October 27, 2014
Six tribes will use $1.2 million in federal funds to conduct research and develop plans to control schools on tribal land.
October 09, 2014
As more music and arts classes hit the chopping block, rural music teachers say they rely on outside money to keep those programs alive.