The state's new transportation aid formula will provide $7.5 million in additional funding for transportation but the majority of rural schools will miss out.
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July 22, 2016
July 06, 2016
The $38 million in state aid will help many poor, rural districts that cannot rely on property taxes for school funding.
July 01, 2016
Rural districts often lose thousands of dollars for each student that leaves, which can force schools to cut teachers and close buildings.
May 26, 2016
Legislation to provide funds to poor and rural school districts will likely die in the legislative session this year.
May 09, 2016
Schools stand to lose a lot of funding if the Secure Rural Schools program is not reauthorized.
March 23, 2016
The funding will support schools that rely on timber revenue for operating costs.
August 27, 2015
A roundup of rural education news from around the country.
June 10, 2015
A new state budget proposed by Florida Governor Rick Scott could not only boost public education funding, but it could also help rural schools in Florida.
May 18, 2015
A set of essays by education researchers and academics focuses on strategies state K-12 officials can use and encourage in rural schools to achieve better results.
April 28, 2015
Funding will be distributed to 41 states and Puerto Rico to support schools and roads located near national forest land.