As more music and arts classes hit the chopping block, rural music teachers say they rely on outside money to keep those programs alive.
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October 09, 2014
September 29, 2014
The lawsuit claims that rural districts in New Jersey have been underfunded compared to the state's urban districts.
September 10, 2014
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is partnering with regional philanthropies to fund efforts that support African American, Latino, and Native American boys and young men living in the South and Southwest.
September 05, 2014
The report found that rural families incur fewer costs when raising children that urban families.
September 04, 2014
The change in the law will allow the district to close a low-performing online school but maintain funding.
August 04, 2014
The $10 billion private fund will support infrastructure projects in rural areas.
July 15, 2014
A new report found that rural districts in Oregon are spending high amounts on students yet performing poorly on state exams.
July 09, 2014
Aid that was meant to offset transportation costs in rural districts was also awarded to several wealthy urban districts.
July 03, 2014
A newspaper's examination of spending among six rural districts in Minnesota and North Dakota showed that transportation costs, among other budget items, varied widely.
June 18, 2014
A new budget bill in Michigan will provide small, rural schools with higher additional per-pupil payments than larger schools.